A 25 year old man identified as Kassim Ibrahim has died after he hanged himself at Mpamba, in the area of Traditional Authority Timbiri in Nkhata Bay distirict.
Speaking to this publication, Nkhata Bay Police relations officer Ignatius Esau ssid the man was suffering from mental illness.
“His wife reported that he has been suffering from mental illness and on May 18, 2017, the deceased went to a nearby market and from there he went straight into his house where he hanged himself,” said Esau
The deceased was spotted by children who were playing around his house through an open window and postmortem results showed that death was due to strangulation.
The deceased hailed from Ng’ombo village in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Jalasi in Mangochi district.