Police arrest husband for killing wife

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Police arrest husband for killing wife

Milenge, January 3, 2015, ZANIS —Police in Milenge have arrested a 47- year- old man of Konkoshola village in chief Sonkotwe’s area for beating his wife to death after a drinking. spree.

ZANIS reports that Luapula Province Police Commissioner Malcom Mulenga confirmed the arrest of Dought Mwila who has since been charged with murder.

Mr Mulenga said the deceased has been identified as Ketina Chipwalu, 31 of the same abode.

He said the incident happened on January 1 around 20:00 hours at Konkoshola village 22 kilo metres from the boma.

Mr Mulenga narrated that the duo went for a drinking spree at different places but the husband arrived earlier at home and he did not know where the wife remained.

The body of the deceased has since been taken to Samfya general hospital for a post mortem.

He said Mwila would appear in court soon.