It was tears and mourning week in the family of a superlative first-class female graduand who perished in a nasty road accident shortly after her university graduation ceremony.
The deceased identified as Isha Senga had graduated with distinction at the Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST).
The area police spokesperson Hastings Chigalu, confirmed the tragic news, saying the Graduand died from severe head injuries.
Isha Senga 26 died on her way back from graduation after the vehicle she was travelling in overturned at the Bawi area, along Balaka-Ntcheu M1 Road.
Chagall said the vehicle, a Toyota Atenza saloon registration number BY 8379, was being driven by Tarsizio Nkhoma, 28, from the direction of Balaka heading towards Ntcheu with three passengers on board.
“Upon arrival at the said place, the driver failed to negotiate a bend. As a result, he swerved to the extreme nearside dirty verge where it overturned.
According to the police, Senga was pronounced dead upon arrival at Ntcheu District Hospital.