JUST IN: Man hangs self to avoid jail time

The Chronicle

Runesu Gwidi in GUTU

STRESSED UP over his pending assault case before the courts, a 40year-old man here hanged himself on a tree at his homestead on Tuesday.

It is reported that the now deceased, Lastborn Bhusvu of Rwodzi Village under Chief Chimombe in Bhasera had been dragged to court for assaulting his mother.

He appeared before Gutu resident magistrate, Mr Victor Mahamadi who postponed the matter to 25 June for trial.

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