A 30-YEAR-OLD man of Lusaka’s old Kanyama compound has allegedly been murdered by his wife after a domestic dispute.
Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo Esther Katongo has disclosed in a statement that the deceased’s wife, who is also a suspect, is on the run and police have launched a manhunt.
Katongo stated that the deceased’s body was dragged from the couple’s house and dumped in an unoccupied house within the yard.
“Police in Lusaka received a report of Murder from Violet Daka aged 69 of Lusaka’s old Kanyama Compound that her son Jimmy Daka aged 30, also of old Kanyama Compound died after having fought with his wife only known as Bana Paul between 23rd August, 2020 at 22:00 hours and 24th August, 2020 around 02:00 hours at their house. The body of the deceased was allegedly dragged from the couple’s house and dumped in another house within the yard which is unoccupied,” Katongo stated.
She stated that when officers visited the scene, they found the body bruised and with a swollen forehead, bleeding from the mouth and the nose.
“The deceased’s wife who is now the suspect is reported to be on the run. Police visited the scene and the body had a swollen forehead, bleeding from the mouth and nose and bruised body.The body has been taken to UTH mortuary awaiting postmortem,” stated Katongo.