Catholic priest commits suicide

A Catholic Priest at Charles Lwanga College of Education in Monze has died after he allegedly committed suicide.

Police in Monze have confirmed to ZANIS that Father Frederick Kabwe, 57, who is also the Principal at the College allegedly hanged himself using a scarf.

800px-College_Charles_Lwanga_Ferke1Police further explained that Father Kabwe allegedly hanged himself to a burglar bar of a window in his bedroom and was found dead in a kneeling position .

The incident is suspected to have happened in the early hours of yesterday between 04:00 and 07:00 hours.

Police officers who rushed to the scene found the body hanging in a kneeling position and did not spot any physical injuries indicating that no foul play was suspected.

The Police are investigating the cause of the suicide as the Priest did not leave any note in his room.

The body of the clergyman is in Chikuni Mission hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.

ZANIS