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Woman, 90, beaten to death

A 90-YEAR-OLD woman of Ndake village in Nyimba district in Eastern Province has been beaten to death by her two grandsons on suspicion that she was practising witchcraft.
Eastern Province commissioner of police Alex Chilufya said in an interview yesterday that the incident happened on Saturday around 22:00 hours.
Mr Chilufya identified the deceased as Eunice Zulu, while the suspects have been named as Edwin Sakala, 39, and Lukungwe Sakala, 37.
He said Ms Zulu sustained bruises on the face and a dip cut on the neck.
He said the suspects are on the run and a manhunt for them has been launched.
MAYENGO NYIRENDA
Chipata



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