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An elderly couple has committed suicide by consuming poisonous substances

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An elderly couple has committed suicide by consuming poisonous substances
A 69 year old man of Mkushi and his 59-year-old wife have ended their lives by consuming poisonous substances after a quarrel.
According to police, Raphael Ntembwa and Bertha Bupe Kunda Mwape of Ntembwa village in Chibanga area in Mulungwe chiefdom died between 1am and 5am on Monday.
It is reported that after a drinking spree on Sunday, Ntembwa accused Bertha and her lover of plotting to kill him.
An elderly couple has committed suicide by consuming poisonous substances
Central Province police commissioner Chola Katanga was quoted by the Lusaka Sun as saying Ntembwa accused his wife of wanting to kill him so she could get married to another man identified only as Webby.
A quarrel then erupted between the two who were then discovered dead the following morning as a result of consuming poisonous items.
Katanga said Idesi Ntembwa, 31 told police that her parents had committed suicide.
Source: Kalemba
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