POLICE in Lusaka have arrested a 37-year-old woman of Misisi compound for allegedly murdering her 47-year-old husband after a marital dispute.

In a statement, Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo who identified the suspect as Idah Lungu and the deceased as Danny Musanya, disclosed that the incident happened in the early hours of Sunday.

Katongo added that the suspect had been detained for murder while the body of the deceased was laying in the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) mortuary awaiting postmortem.

“It was reported by a family member that in the early hours of today 26th April, 2020 between midnight and 00:30 hours, the deceased, Danny Musanya had a marital dispute with his wife in which a fight ensued and that his wife who is now the suspect hit him with a mirror on the head and neck. After realising the extent of injury inflicted on the victim, the suspect rushed the victim to UTH where he later died,” stated Katongo.

“The body of the deceased is in UTH mortuary awaiting postmortem while the suspect is detained in police custody for murder.”