24 YEAR OLD MAN OF MEANWOOD AREA ATTEMPTS TO COMMIT SUICIDE BY JUMPING OFF FROM A 30 METER HIGH WATER TANK

BY NELLY BOTHA
A 24 year old man of Lusaka’s Meanwood residential area this morning allegedly attempted to commit suicide by jumping off from a 30 meter high water tank.
The victim who has been identified as Mandla Kambikambi was only rescued by officers from the Lusaka City Council fire brigade department.
A Komboni radio news crew that rushed to the scene found the victim had already been brought down from the 30 meters high water tank.
And some eye witnesses who were found at the scene expressed anger and called for the arrest of the victim who attempted to commit suicide.
Meanwhile, father to the victim Alfred Kambikambi disclosed that he his son has been having mental challenges for the past two years.
By broadcast time, the victim was taken to Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe community police station for questioning and was later referred to Chainama Mental hospital for checkups.

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