Police in Lusaka have arrested a 23 year old woman identified as Juliet Phiri of no fixed abode for allegedly murdering her 25 year old boyfriend.
Zambia Police Public Relations Officer, Esther Katongo identified the deceased as Mathews Nasilele of Garden compound in Lusaka who used to stay with his girlfriend.
Ms Katongo said the incident happened on January 17, 2018 at about 01:00 hrs in an area called Mtonyo in Garden compound.
She said the matter was reported to the Police by the victim’s landlord who heard the victim shouting for help.
Ms Katongo stated that the landlord then later alerted his neighbour who accompanied him to the victim’s house where they found him lying in a pool of blood which was coming from the wound on the chest.
She further said the victim was rushed to Emmasdale Police where they were issued with a medical report form and was later taken to Chipata Level One Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.
Ms Katongo added that Police Officers visited the scene and conducted a search and found a knife under the mattress suspected to have been used in the act.
The body of the deceased is lying in UTH mortuary awaiting postmortem while the accused person is in police custody.
This is contained in a statement made available to ZANIS in Lusaka yesterday.