Two students have committed suicide on different places and different reasons in Dedza.
Dedza police spokesperson Edward Kabango confirmed.
“It’s indeed two students belonging to catholic faith have simultaneously hanged themselves for unknown reasons. The medical reports have shown that the two have died of suffocation due to strangulation following their hanging”, said Kabango.
He said Auriliano Malamusi was found dead hanging after he returned from Malawi University of Science and Technology where he was a student.
His father stays within the seminary campus where he is a lecture.
Kabango said Malamusi, 26, was sent back from the college due to lack of fees and on Tuesday was heard shouting at his parents after a beer drinking session.
After the shouts, he was later found dead and postmortem showed that he died due to strangulation following the hanging.
Malamusi hailed from Chiphwanya village in Dedza.
On the same day, Kabango said, a seminary student was found dead and hanging.
Kabango said Horacio Augusto suffered malaria and was admitted to Mtendere Mission Hospital.
After he was discharged, he went into a toilet where he hanghimself.
Augusto, 20 hailed from Mozambique. Police are yet to establish why Augusto decided to hang himself.
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