Actor Abiatha ‘Dr Franco’ Mugadza reportedly made an attempt on his life on Monday after his second wife allegedly dumped him.
Dr. Franco, a Patsime Trust actor, found it difficult to accept that his young wife had chosen to leave him.
According to sources, after his suicide attempt failed, he was rushed to the Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals where he is currently receiving treatment.
Yesterday, no one could reach him on his cell phone, H Metro reports.
There are rumours that Dr. Franco, a Madzibaba, is married to two of his blood sisters.
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He had been having a row with his second wife for some time.
Actor Attempts Suicide After Second Wife Dumped Him
On Monday afternoon, he reportedly drank an unknown poisonous substance, attempting to kill himself, but it did not work.
He also threw himself in front of a moving car and sustained injuries.
“He was dumped by his second wife on Saturday and he posted on his Facebook page that he was depressed.
“On Monday, he took an unknown substance, which didn’t work, so he then threw himself in front of a moving car.
“The incident occurred close to his workplace in Newlands,” said the source.
“We took him to a local hospital and he is not looking good.
“People need to learn to walk away kana zvaramba.
“He has two wives, who are sisters.
“The second wife told him that she was no longer interested in him.”
Mugadza is a Madzibaba in Domboshava.
“NdiMadzibaba vekumasowe kuDomboshava.
“We had to drag him from the road before we locked him inside a room.
“He then banged his head on the window repeatedly until he went quiet.
“We then called the police only to find him under the bed.”