Pastor commits suicide after sex scandal leaks on church’s WhatsApp group
A Christian cleric of the United Methodist Church identified as Oscar Mukahanana reportedly committed suicide following the leakage of his adultery scandal on the church’s WhatsApp group.
The cleric who was a Reverend at the Harare East District Superintendent in Zimbabwe, engaged in an extra-marital affair with a female youth in the church.
There were reports that the audio of his secret sexual engagement with the said lady leaked on the WhatsApp group of the church.
He talked about how his wild excitement after meeting the lady adding that he had a good session before her menstrual cycle.
After the audio leaked on the WhatsApp group, Mukahanana’s church members started sharing the leaked conversation making him an object of mockery.
Local media said they even created memes, ridiculing the District Superintendent over the adultery scandal.
Mukahanana who felt humiliated and embarrassed over the matter then committed suicide on Friday when he could not withstand the shame.
The UMC Harare District, while reacting to the incident said in a statement, “It is with heavy heart to announce to you the untimely death of our Beloveth District Superintendent Rev Oscar Mukahanana of the Harare East District.
“The Office of the Bishop shall be informing the church of developments and funeral arrangements. As a Church, you are being cordially requested to support the Mukahanana family through your prayers.”