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Man Commits Suicide For Wife’s Drinking Habits

KANAKANTAPA MAN COMMITS SUICIDE FOR WIFE’S DRINKING HABITS
A 68 year old Dutch National of Kanakantapa Resettlement Scheme in Chongwe District has committed suicide because of his wife’s drinking habits, ungratefulness and deportation threats from her.Martin Elffers of Kanakantapa’s H Village is reported to have committed suicide on Thursday between 09:00 and 12:00 hours.

Confirming the incident to Chongwe Community Radio news, Police Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said the deceased person had a misunderstanding with his wife Shanizhy Chisela aged 56 years also of Kanakantapa’s H Village. Later on August 4, 2022 around 0800 hrs the deceased person went missing from home and was only found hanging in his unoccupied old house by his step son Remmy Chisela around 1500 hours.

The police spokesperson said the suicide note was addressed to his wife in which he complained of her drinking habits, ungratefulness and that on three occasions she threatened to deport him to Netherlands, his country of origin.

[ Source : Zambianobserver.com]

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