A Mzimba man, aged 31, Clayton Mnyenyembe, from Kampingo Sibande on Friday committed suicide by shooting himself following a quarrel with his wife over claims that she was cheating.
Mzimba Police Public Relations officer Gabriel Chiona confirmed to Nyasa Times about the incident.
Sergeant Chiona said: “Clayton Munyenyembe decided to shoot himself dead following an argument with his wife. “.
Chiona said the deceased was claiming that his wife was being bonked by other men.
He said the man warned his wife that he will commit suicide if he found out who was having romps with her.
“He took a rifle and shot himself on the chest. He died on the spot,” said Chiona.
The Police spokesman could not comment on whether the man had identified men who were having quality time with his wife.
But Chiona appealed to the general public that they should visit Police victim support unit for counselling when there are family conflicts, adding that Police were investigating the case.