A-31-year old man in Mponela, Dowa has died after drinking beer excessively on an empty stomach.
Godfrey Kalinde, who cames from Kaliza Village Sub Traditional Authority Chaima in Kasungu died on 01 May , 2021 at around 10:00 hours at Mwaiwathu Bar within Mponela Trading Centre.
On the fateful date, Godfrey got himself completely drunk such that he requested one of the sex workers at the bar to sleep in her room. He slept. In the morning, the owner of the room (sex worker) was surprised to see that he was unconscious and could not wake up.
She alerted the others and they help her took him to Mponela Rural Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.
Postmortem results indicated that cause of death was hypoglycemia, excessive alcohol consumption on an empty stomach.
Meanwhile, Police in Mponela are advising all drunks to eat first before consuming any alcohol to avoid such incidents.