A Malawian man identified as Daud Mwasinga from Karonga has died after throwing himself from a 6th floor balcony of his flat in Hillbrow, South Africa.
The 41 year old man stabbed his spouse before tossing down his three year old kid from the 6th floor.
According to Gauteng police spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Tsekiso Mofokeng, said the two entangled into a contention which turned violent on Tuesday evening at around 5pm.
“He stabbed his 33 year old spouse with a sharp object on the lower body‚” said Mofokeng.
His wife, Vick Nkhwazi figured out how to escape and reported the matter to the police, however the man took hostage his three year old son‚ Chris and Police hostage mediators were brought in to handle the situation.
The drama proceeded until the early hours of Wednesday but he could not open the door to let the police in.
Before his demise, he told the police that if you open the door I will throw the kid down.
At around 1:15am‚ the man tossed the kid from the 6th floor gallery to the ground‚ and he also jumped. But lucky enough the boy was rescued after falling into the hands of paramedics who were on the ground. The man was pronounced dead on the scene‚ and the spouse and the kid were admitted to a nearby healing facility for treatment.
The two casualties, Vick and Chris are both in critical condition at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital. The three year old kid is in ICU right now.
As per reports from South Africa demonstrates that the perished affirmed that his wife was going behind his back with another Malawian person. This disclosure made him to defy his better half and it was found that one of the youngsters’ dad is the other person.
This disclosure brought anger to the man and decided to kill both of them.
A case of attempted murder and kidnapping is being investigated by the South African Police Services.