A 32-year-old teacher of Chankhanga Primary School in Kasenengwa District in Eastern Province has committed suicide.
Saulos Zulu of Mtenguleni Trading Centre hanged himself to a mango tree in the early hours of yesterday.
Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo who confirmed the incident said the deceased had a background of suspected mental disturbance.
Mrs Katongo said the deceased woke up around 02:00 hours and informed his wife that he was going to prepare a lesson plan in the living room.
She says Mr Zulu’s wife was later informed that there was a man who had committed suicide and was hanging on a mango tree.
Mrs Katongo says police inspected Mr Zulu’s body which did not have any visible injury.
She said the body of the deceased was deposited to Chipata Central hospital mortuary.
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