A 19- year old Form 4 student at Ndirande Hill Secondary School has died after drowning in Mudi Dam in Ndirande- Blanytre.
He has been identified as Prince Ngoma from Limenye Village in Traditional Authority Mpherembe in Mzimba District.
The deceased’s father, Chasowa Ngoma, told police that it was on September 5, 2022 when the parents wanted to see his Malawi School Certificate of Education Examinations (MSCE) Identity Card, if at all, he is sitting for the ongoing this year’s examinations.
Prince failed to produce the Student ID, prompting his parents to enquire more from School Authorities. To their surprise, they were told that he did not pay Examination fees to sit for MSCE examinations.
Since then, Prince disappeared to unknown destination untill on September 11, 2022, when his lifeless body was seen floating at the Dam and the matter was was reported to Ndirande Police Station.
Police officers accompanied by Medical personnel visited the scene and postmortem was done and result shown that he died due to suffocation.
Police are still making a follow up to establish more on this issue.