Police have arrested a 33 year old woman of Lusaka’s Garden Compound for allegedly murdering her 23 year old nephew also of Garden Compound.
The Police Spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo said the incident happened yesterday, t around 10:30 hours and the deceased has been identified as Mike Ngwenyama aged 23 while the suspect has been identified as Eunice Ngwenyama.
Katongo explained that the accused person who is an aunt to the victim had passed through the victim’s house on her way to look for pieces of work where she found her nephew with a girlfriend
And Katongo noted that the suspect queried her nephew on why he was fond of having relationships with prostitutes, the sentiment which angered her nephew and a fight ensued.
She said in the process, the suspect picked a cooking stick and hit the victim in the head and he fell to the ground and the victim was taken to Garden Police Post by members of the public where he was issued with a medical report but died on the way to Chipata first level hospital.
Katongo said the accused is currently detained in police custody and will be charged with murder contrary to section 200 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia while the body of the deceased is in Chipata first level Hospital mortuary.
Meanwhile, the Police spokesperson said in Luapula Province, a male adult of Kabeke village in Chief Nshimba identified as Joseph Mtonga aged 21 drowned while two others swam to safety after a dugout canoe carrying three fishermen capsized on Lake Mweru after a strong wave hit the canoe.
She said the incident also happned and the body of the victim was retrieved and has since been buried.
Katongo noted that in Muchinga Province, the police have arrested a male juvenile aged 15 of Kuku village, Chief Chikwanda in Mpika District for allegedly having canal knowledge of a she-goat.
The scenario occured yesterday around 08:00 hours at Kuku village when the goats were left tied for grazing in the nearby bush.
Katongo noted that veterinary officers are yet to examine the Goat and the suspect will be charged with Bestiality which is contrary to section 155 (b) of the Penal Code, Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.