A man in Kabwe has committed suicide after allegedly murdering his wife at their home in Kamushanga Township.
The man who has been identified as Lloyd Shula allegedly killed his wife, Letisha Ndala on Saturday night.
Central Province Commissioner of Police, Joe Njase confirmed the deaths in an interview with ZANIS in Kabwe today.
Mr. Njase said it is alleged that the couple was facing marital disputes which led to the man killing his wife and later taking his life.
The couple is survived by a one -year-old child.
And Kalonga Ward Councillor, Betty Kapapula has expressed sadness over the incidence.
Mrs Kapapula said it is unfortunate that couples have turned a deaf ear over government’s efforts in fighting Gender Based Violence (GBV).
Mrs Kapapula has since called on the general public to join hands in the fight against GBV in the district.
She has also urged couples to seek guidance when in disputes.