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Nyumba Yanga teacher in court for killing wifeBy Zondiwe Mbewe on 25 Mar 2019
The 42-year-old teacher of Nyumba Yanga Secondary who allegedly shot dead his wife after a marital dispute recently, has appeared in the Lusaka Magistrates’ Court on two counts of murder.
Kenneth Makina of Woodlands, alleged shot dead his wife last month after she went to collect a wardrobe from their matrimonial home as the duo was on separation.
In count one of this matter, Makina is charged with attempted murder contrary to Section 215 (a) of the Penal Code chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia.
Particulars of the offence allege that on February 23, 2019 in Lusaka, Makina attempted to murder Eustus Kapotwe.
In count two, Makina is charged with murder contrary to Section 200 of the Penal Code chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia.
It is alleged that on the same day, Makina murdered Charity Jikubi.
When the matter came up for allocation, Thursday, the accused was before court and the matter has since been allocated to Principal Resident Magistrate David Simusamba for explanation of the charges before the matter is committed to the High Court.
According to a statement issued by Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo, recently, police received a report of shooting in which Makina of Cedar road ,Woodlands Lusaka, reported himself at Woodlands Police station after he shot Charity Jikubi, 39, of unknown residential address in Ndola.
She identified Jikubi as an inspector in the Zambia Police seconded to Zesco in Ndola.
Katongo explained that the shooting occurred on February 23, 2019 around 08:10 hours after a quarrel started between the couple when the deceased went to collect a wardrobe.
“It is believed the two were on separation and the deceased had gone to pick up a wardrobe from the suspect’s home in Woodlands that’s when a quarrel started and in the process the accused picked his 9mm pistol and shot the victim, four times while another bullet hit the land lord on the right thigh. The victim was pronounced dead on arrival at UTH,” stated Katongo.
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