A 13-year-old boy, Goodwin Mwape of Kasama’s Misanfu area in Zambia has left people in great shock after he committed suicide by hanging himself in a mango tree after his mother scolded him for stealing her K15.
“This happened yesterday [Friday] 30th September 2016 between 17:00 hours and 18:00 hours. The deceased decided to take his life after his mother scolded him on the same date for stealing her K15. The body is lying in Kasama General Hospital Mortuary awaiting burial,” police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo stated in a statement.
The mother of the boy was left devastated by the shocking incident as it was not her intention for this disaster.. she stated according to report that she only scolded him because she thought he stole her money with the sole intention to discipline him not to make her own blood kill himself. She said in an uncontrollable tears