A 25 year old Man of Kalulushi had part of his tongue removed after being kissed by his lover in unexplained circumstances during a drinking spree.Japhet Mwape of Keampemba farm chati area in Kalulusi District had his tongue cut by Mary Mumba Musa his lover whilst they were kissing.
Copperbelt police Commissioner Mary Tembo confirmed the Development and said that the incident happened on April 17 at around 20:00 hours. She said that Mwape on the material day at around 20: 00 left his farm and went to Chama Tavern for a drinking spree where he was joined by Musa, a lady he had come to know from Chati farm.
Ms Tembo said Mwape liked the woman and proposed love to her and she agreed.Whilst at the Tavern, the couple started kissing each other. After some time, Musa left her lover where they were seated and went out.
It was at this stage that some people within the tavern observed that something strange was happening.Blood was oozing out from Mwape’s mouth.Mwape only discovered that his tongue was cut in half after seeing a piece that was given to him by someone in the tavern who had picked it from the floor.
They later followed the woman to find out what had really happened,” Ms Tembo said.
Ms Tembo said Mwape thereafter took the tongue to the Hospital but the Doctor advised him that there was nothing that could be done because it was too late.Musa has since been arrested and she is detained at Kalulushi Police station waiting to appear in court.