A 41-year-old Zambian national identified as Peter Nyirenda has died in Cape Town, South Africa, after sustaining neck injuries resulting from a knife stabbing by his spouse.
According to a statement issued by First Secretary Press and Public Relations at the Zambia High Commission in South Africa Naomi Nyawali, Thursday, the deceased sustained injuries following a domestic dispute.
“A 41-year-old Zambian national has died in Cape Town, South Africa, after sustaining neck injuries resulting from a knife stab. The deceased identified as Peter Nyirenda died at Retreat Clinic in Cape Town after suffering from neck-related complications, which he sustained after he was allegedly stabbed by his spouse. According to the information made available to the Zambian Mission in Pretoria, South Africa, the deceased sustained his injuries following a domestic dispute, which led to his stabbing. The late Mr Nyirenda was first admitted to Groote Schuur Hospital where he was treated for neck complications before being discharged. The remains of the deceased have been deposited at a private mortuary in Westlake awaiting burial,” Nyawali stated.
And she added that a 25-year-old Zambian national identified as Chishimba Pongolani was found dead in the Central Business District of Johannesburg.
“Meanwhile, another 25-year-old Zambian national was found dead in the Central Bussiness District of Johannesburg. Chishimba Pongolani was found dead along the Claim and Plein streets of Johannesburg after complaining of body pains. It is alleged that the deceased was asked to leave his friend’s house after his condition deteriorated as he was of no fixed abode. His remains have been deposited at a government mortuary in Hillbrow awaiting burial,” stated Nyawali.