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Man murders ex-wife

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A 44 year old woman of Samfya District has died after allegedly being beaten by her ex-husband.

Esther Matiya who is also a former employee of Chifunabuli District Council was allegedly murdered during a fight between 1st and 2nd July with her ex:husband, Vincent Kurebo, who is now on the run.

It has been reported that after a fight ensued, the woman advised her two children aged five and ten to leave the house and go to a family friend’s house and when they returned in the morning they found the house locked but managed to check through the bedroom window and saw their mother lying down in a pool of blood, with a pounding stick stained in blood besides her.

Luapula Province Commanding Officer Fwambo Siame who confirmed the development said that Chitembo Local Court granted the couple divorce on 29th June 2023 due to continued marital disputes in their marriage.


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