Police in Mazabuka have arrested an elderly woman of Mugoba area in Chief Mwanachingwala’s chiefdom in connection with the murder of her husband.
Both Police and Chief Mwanachingwala confirmed the arrest of Funny N’gandu to ZANIS in Mazabuka today.
Chief Mwanachigwala narrated that a rift between the couple was first witnessed
following bitter quarrel at a beer party.
He said a fight thereafter ensued when the now deceased husband asked the wife to
stop drinking beer and go home and prepare food for the children as it was getting
Chief Mwanachingwala said the wife was furiously incensed by the husband’s request
to go home and prepare food for the family and descended on the husband and started
beating him in full view of stunned bar patrons.
Chief Mwanachingwala, who is the first cousin to the deceased, said the woman
continued beating her late husband even when they arrived home.
He said the woman is later suspected to have used an unspecified weapon to further
clobber the husband leading to his death.
Chief Mwanachingwala, who provided fuel to the Police for them to pick up the
suspect, said his cousin died upon reaching Mazabuka District Hospital.
The body of the deceased Simon N’gandu, 67, is lying in Mazabuka District Hospital