Minister Commits Suicide After Loosing Election


Late Godfrey-Kamanya

Former Deputy Local Government Minister Godfrey Kamanya from Malawi, shot himself dead early on Thursday after losing Tuesday’s parliamentary elections, police and family members have confirmed.

Police Officer-in-Charge Richard Luhanga was quoted as saying “We received a report at around 4 a.m. (local time) this morning that Hon. Kamanya had shot himself, as for the reasons he has left a suicide note,’’ PANA quoted Lilongwe.

He left a suicide note which his family will decide whether to reveal or not