Grade 12 pupil commits suicide after being admonished

Grade 12 pupil commits suicide after being admonished

Ignatius Mulenga, a grade 12 pupil at Kapiri Mposhi’s Hilltop secondary school has committed suicide after his parents and school authorities admonished him for poor academic performance and threatened to repeat him to grade 10.

Central province commissioner of police Lombe Kamukoshi confirmed that Mulenga of Kabowa area in Kapiri Mposhi took his life by hanging on Saturday and his body is deposited in the Kapiri Mposhi district hospital.

The police commissioner said that Mulenga was admonished and his parents threatened to have him repeated to a lower grade but the message did not go well with the boy.

 

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