A 30-year-old man, Peter Mlauzi, has committed suicide following a misunderstanding that ensued after discovering that his wife is cheating on him in Zimbabwe.
It was reported that the man from Chakaipa Village under Chief Gwesela in Zhombe hanged himself at his in-law’s homestead after discovering that his wife, Blessing Manokore, was having an affair.
According to B-Metro, Chief Gwesela confirmed that Mlauzi hanged himself after discovering that his wife was having an affair with another man from the village.
Mlauzi, who couldn’t fathom the thought of his wife cheating on him with another man, felt betrayed and decided to end his life by hanging himself at his mother-in-law’s homestead.
Chief Gwesela said the community is still trying to come to terms with the unusual incident as Mlauzi’s actions shocked the whole community.
He described the deceased as a very hard-working man, who worked tirelessly as a gold panner to provide for his family and his in-laws.
The village leader also disclosed that he is yet to meet the Manokores so that a cleansing ceremony can be conducted, as they fear that the incident could bring bad omen to the village.
“I am meeting with the family next week so that we conduct a cleansing ceremony to help appease Mlauzi’s spirit because if that is not done, we might have problems,” he said.