NANCY SIAME, Lusaka
POLICE have arrested a 32-year-old man of Nabwalya in Mpika for allegedly beating his pregnant wife to death after accusing her of carrying another man’s child.
Muchinga Province deputy police commissioner Charles Mbita said Marjory Chiwaya, 26, was allegedly murdered by her husband Aaron Nkhoma on Wednesday.
“She sustained a broken left leg and had internal injuries. Her husband beat her on allegations that she was pregnant and he was not responsible for the pregnancy,” he said.
Dr Mbita said Chiwaya died at Chipata General Hospital where she was taken by relatives for treatment and that Nkhoma will appear in court soon.
And police in Nakonde are looking for one man and three women for allegedly axing and injuring 45-year-old Charity Namusamba during a family dispute.