Man Self-Immolates Over allegations of Wife’s Affairs With Landlord


According to local news sources, a Zimbabwean man, Onias Mangena, allegedly set himself on fire due to suspicions of his wife’s extramarital relationship with their landlord. Member of Parliament for Silobela, Jonah Nyevera, confirmed the incident, stating that Mangena had barbored these suspicions for some time. On the day of the event, after a dispute with his wife, Mangena locked her and the children inside their rented home before obtaining petrol from a nearby fuel station and immolating himself.

He said;

“On the the day, he had an altercation with his wife and he locked her together with their minor kids in a house, he then went out to a nearby garage to buy petrol which he intended to use to douse them in the house.” Fortunately, neighbours heard the cries of Mangena’s wife and children an intervened, rescuing them before alerting the authorities. Even when the police contacted Mangena, he falsely claimed to be home.

“Since he had already purchased the petrol, he went toto the house where he set himself ablaze. he was reduced to ashes.”

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