Gift Hamasaka, aged 51 arrested on wife murder charge


Meanwhile, a 51 year old man has been arrested in Central Province for alleged murder charge after a domestic dispute.

The victim as been identified as Astridah Chibanyama, aged 49, who was murdered by her husband, Gift Hamasaka, aged 51, after a domestic dispute.

Ms Kanjela said an iron bar was used in the act and the incident occurred around 07:45 hours at Kacha village in Kapiri District on January 31, this year.

“We received a report that a suspect has been arrested and charged with murder contrary to Section 200 Cap 86 of the Penal Code of the Laws of Zambia,” she said.

Ms Kanjela said all the suspects will appear in court soon.