11 year old girl of nyimba commits suicide

An 11 year old girl of nyimba district in eastern province has committed suicide by hanging herself to a tree using a mosquito net.
The 11 year old who has been identified as Catherine tembo of mushalila in chief luembe’s area is reported to have hanged herself on Sunday around 17 hours.
Eastern province commissioner of police, Alex chilufya said the tragic happened after the deceased was chased away from home by her mother for misconduct.
Mr chilufya further said the deceased sustained a swollen neck and relatives were advised to proceed with the burial as there was no foul play detected.
“It is sad that an 11 year old girl could resort to commuting suicide” he said.

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