A 16-year-old grade 10 pupil of Lunga Day Secondary School in Mwinilunga district of Northwestern Province, Zambia, has committed suicide after being accused of stealing three new underwear belonging to her mom.
Agness Katenga is alleged to have sneaked out of the home round 8pm on Saturday, January 30, after she was beaten by her mom, Lucy Kayombo for the alleged theft and hanged herself on a mango tree.
A press release issued by the Police in Northwestern Province, stated Agness was angered by the accusation. Police added that they visited the scene and suspected no foul play.
In the meantime, talking to an area media in Mwinilunga on Monday afternoon, a household supply claimed that the pants have been later discovered in the mom’s suitcase.
In response to the source, the deceased’s mom purchased the underwear last week Wednesday, put them in a suitcase then forgot as a result of she was busy.
“When she needed to put on one in all them, she searched in four different bags besides the opposite old suitcase and found nothing. So she decided to call her daughter, whom she then accused of getting stolen her new underwears.
When she denied, the mom beat her up. The woman bought aggravated and later hanged herself in a mango tree at evening.” the family source stated.
The source mentioned after law enforcement officials collected the physique, different feminine relations searched all Lucy’s baggage and located the three new underwear in an old suitcase.