On the night of 17th February 2020, our reporter carried a story on www.currentaffairsmalawi.com that suggested the deceased took an overdose of aphrodisiac(tablets that stimulates libido[mankhwala wopatsa nyele]) at Kanjeza Lodge.
Well, we are hereby retracting the article as it’s misleading and may lead to unnecessary inconveniences.
The truth of the matter is that the deceased was deep in huge debts.
Our investigative reporter spoke to his relative who spilled it all.
He said “on 13th February 2020, the late Kamwana who was popularly known as “PAPAI” told his friend; he is going away on a business trip and the area doesn’t have telecommunications network. He should pay his contribution to the village bank on his behalf, which both of them are members. He will defray his monies, once he returned”.
He went further to say, “the deceased checked in at Mbowe Lodge in Kanjeza for two nights. Saturday morning the room keeper gave him hot water to bath and he stayed in doors the whole day.
On the next morning of Sunday, the room keeper knocked and knocked on the day to no avail, the man didn’t answer, its when they thought of opening the door forcefully.They found his body lying lifelessly with feaces all over plus packets of indocid tablets on the ground and the man had foams all over his mouth”.
Our reporter spoke to one of his close friends and he revealed “Mr Papai was a business man, trading at Limbe Market, the spare parts section, he had a bar close to the main entrance gate of limbe bus depot.
He was in 3 village banks, where he was required to be paying K50,000 a day in all of them,that is K150,000 per day. He had taken huge amount in loans in all of them arleady;
1) Midima group K3 Million.
2) Danken K1.2 Million
3) Hendrina K1.5 Million
His business was not working and he was on the verge of bankruptcy, hence the decision to commit suicide, he thought that was the only way out.
The deceased was a married man with children. He was an elder at Kanjeza Seventh Day Adventist Church.Until his death he was staying in Chitawira.