A 36 year old man of Chilokota Village in Chief Mwanachingwala Village has committed suicide after he allegedly stabbed another man of the same village with a spear on suspicions that he was having a love affair with his wife.
Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo who has confirmed the development to Komboni Radio News has identified the deceased as Webster Mwampula and the victim as Abdul Malambo.
Mrs Katongo disclosed that the stabbing incident happened on 11th September 2017 at about 05 00 hours and the victim who sustained a deep wound on the belly was rushed to Mazabuka General Hospital but later died on the way to Monze General Hospital where he was referred for specialist treatment.
She said the body of the assailant was later discovered hanging on a tree at about 07 00 hours the same day adding that a wire was used to commit suicide.
Meanwhile, Police in Mkushi District have launched a man hunt for a 42 year old man who has been identified as Mulenga Kalunga for allegedly killing his wife Juliet Machiko 38 after a marital dispute.
Police spokesperson Esther Katongo revealed that Police received a case of murder which happened between 24th August, 2017 at an unknown time and 11th September, 2017 at 0930 hours at Nambo area of Mkushi District in which Juliet Machiko, was allegedly murdered by her after a marital dispute.
Mrs Katongo says an unknown object was used in the act and the body of the deceased was found buried in a shallow grave in Musakata Village, 15 Kilometers from Chalata.
She says the body is yet to be exhumed and postmortem will be conducted on site.