Son stabs father to death in domestic fight

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A 37- year – old man of Nambanda village in chief Namutwi’s area in Mongu District of Western Province has been stabbed to death with a knife by his son.


Western Province Police Commissioner Stand well Lungu told ZANIS in an interview today that the incidence happened on 28thof April around 19: 00 hours and identified the deceased as Kamwengo Katongo.


Mr. Lungu said that Kayombo Liswaniso allegedly stabbed his father to death with a knife when he was separating the deceased and his mother who were fighting.


Mr. Lungu explained that while fighting, Kayombo’s mother got a knife that she allegedly wanted to use on her husband and when the son noticed, he quickly intercepted by grabbing the knife with force but that in the process accidentally stabbed his father.


He said that Kamwengo Katongo sustained a deep cut in the lower stomach and died around 20: 00 hours on the way to Lewanika General Hospital in Mongu.  


The Western Province Police Commissioner further said that the body of the deceased is lying in Lewanika General Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem and burial while Kayombo Liswaniso is on the run.