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Married man kills himself after catching his mistress having sex with another man for money

By Mason White 5:36 PM August 13, 2015
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By: Mahesh Sarin
A married man committed suicide by drinking poison after catching his mistress having sex with another man, police in Zimbabwe said.

Fortune Jeremiah Manyuka of Chivi, who had marital problems, hooked up with another woman and carried on a secret relationship for several months.

Manyuka, who worked for the Ministry of Agriculture, drank a poisonous substance because his girlfriend was cheating on him.

According to the police investigation, Manyuka had warned the woman to stop sleeping with other men and vowed to do something stupid if she did not stop.

After catching her in bed with another man who paid money in exchange for sexual services, Manyuka burned all the property in the house he had rented for his mistress.

The woman called police, and Manyuka was arrested on a charge of malicious damage to property. After posting bail and being released from jail, Manyuka bought a bottle of poison and drank it.

He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.