Robert, a 29-years-old Malawian man from Chatha village poisoned his 5 years old child before killing himself because he suspected his wife was cheating.
According to local residents, Robert Chifuniro hanged himself from a nearby tree after having an argument with his wife whom he suspected was having an extra-marital affair.
Robert reportedly poisoned his son on Wednesday night, realising what he had done, his wife quickly rushed the minor to the nearby hospital.
Local residents said that before the police could arrest Robert on Thursday afternoon, he had already gone to the nearby bushy area where he hanged himself.
The child is still undergoing treatment at Queen Elizabeth hospital.