Police in Zambia’s capital, Lusaka are hunting for a woman who killed her husband during a fight and dumped the body in another house within the compound.
The country’s police spokesperson Esther Katongo confirmed in a statement and identified the deceased as Jimmy Daka aged 30 who allegedly fought with his wife before his death.
The suspect on the run was identified as Bana Paul.
“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, 20:20 around 02:00 hours at their house,” Ms Katongo stated.
“The body of the deceased was allegedly dragged from the couple’s house and dumped in another house within the yard which is unoccupied.
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 was taken to mortuary awaiting postmortem.