Gwembe police arrest a man for stabbing his sister to death


Police in Gwembe have arrested a 28 year old man who is alleged to have caused the death of his sister in unclear circumstances.

Musiyalele Mubiana of Hamachila village in Chief Munyumbwe’s area is alleged to have stabbed and hacked his sister identified as In’utu Mubiana of the same village.

The alleged crime was reported on 31 January 2014 to Gwembe police.


Musiyalele is alleged to have used a spear and an axe to commit the brutal crime by stabbing In’utu twice in the stomach and hacking the victim several times on the neck and heard causing serious injuries.

Musiyalele is reported to have met In’utu along the village path and accosted her saying he had been looking for that opportunity before he started stabbing and hacking her.

In’utu who was rushed to the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka for specialized treatment from Gwembe died yesterday around 22:00 hours.

The deceased 31, is survived by 4 children.

Gwembe police have confirmed the arrest of the assailant who is in their custody awaiting to appear in court soon while the body of the deceased is lying in UTH mortuary awaiting post mortem.