Lusaka woman assaults hubby with knife

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Police in Lusaka have arrested a 26-year-old woman for assaulting and injuring her 43-year- old husband with a knife following a dispute.

Police spokesperson Esther Katongo said Douglas Chishala of unknown house number in Lusaka’s Misisi Compound reported that he was wounded by his wife Martha Kondowe using a knife.

In a statement, Katongo said Chishala sustained a cut on the right side of the abdomen.

Katongo said the incident is reported to have occurred on Saturday at 18:43 hours within Misisi Compound after a marital dispute.

“Police in Lusaka have arrested a 26 year old female adult for allegedly unlawfully wounding her husband with a knife,” she said

Katongo said Chishala is currently admitted at Levy Mwanawasa Hospital while the suspect is in police custody.


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