According to reports, a 21-year-old woman from Ndola’s Masala neighborhood killed herself in a cemetery after being discovered with another woman’s husband.
According to reports, Agness Mwape was discovered with the man in question and the woman’s family after which she allegedly threatened them before fleeing.
According to Copperbelt commanding officer Peacewell Mweemba, the deceased’s sister reported the suicide.
He claimed that a blue and white necktie was worn by the deceased, who was discovered by authorities hanging from a tree.
“Brief facts are that on December 18, this year the deceased was found with someone’s husband and the relatives to the same married woman uttered some words of threats to the deceased and left. The deceased then left home at 18:00 hours without telling anyone where she was going. Then on December 21st at 06:30 hours people who went to the graveyard found the female person hanging to a tree, and reported to Lubuto Police post,” he said.
He said officers rushed to the scene and physical inspection of the body was done.
“No visible injuries were observed, apart from her foot marks and slippers at the scene. The Body has since been conveyed to Ndola Teaching Hospital mortuary awaiting possible postmortem to ascertain the actual cause of death and burial,” he said.