Man shoots dead wife and suspected Lover

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Police in Lusaka have issued the following press statement:


Police in Lusaka have arrested a 33 years old man identified as Peter Siwale, a clearing agent in Nakonde of Muchinga Province also of Lusakas Mean wood Phase 2 for allegedly shooting dead his wife identified Charity Namuko aged 30 together with another man identified as Andrew Chibesa aged 27, whom he suspected to have been having an affair with his wife.

This happened on 27th July, 2017 between 18:00 and 19:00 hours in Mean wood.

Brief facts of the matter are that the suspect trailed the victims who are both teachers at a named school in Kaunda Square to some place in mean wood using a friends motor vehicle where he saw them in a romantic state.

He then picked the two who he took to his home where he is alleged to have shot both of them dead in the presence of his children.

His wife sustained a wound on the right shoulder and right side of the chest while the other victim sustained a wound on the left side of the chest.

The suspect later went to the neighbor with the children and requested that he be taken to the police.

A pump action shotgun has since been recovered from the scene with three empty cartridges.

The suspect is detained in Police custody while the bodies of the deceased are in UTH mortuary awaiting postmortem.



3 Responses to Man shoots dead wife and suspected Lover

  1. The gentleman must be freed immediately. He acted under extreme provocation and diminished responsibility.

    The Kimbanguist
    July 29, 2017 at 8:35 am

  2. provacation as a defence does not work like that my friend. he found them, took them to his house meaning he had his senses on. unless he had shot them immediately he found them.
    he will be jailed

    July 29, 2017 at 1:04 pm

  3. women now it is a new fashion on the market. especially working class. country without culture those are the end results. Let’s be Zambians, women wear vitenges,long skirts, dresses, kneel down when inviting your Man for dinner, greeting your in-laws. Forged about equal rights, a man is the head says the some house work, cook if sashi,be natural in your complexion. Don’t drink alcohol it is not fit for you as a woman. Already you are weaker vessels,what more when you add some beers? what will you be? any way don’t mind me, if fyonse nandile ni old western culture che’ why weren’t all these happening with our parents? oh sorry, they were full of customs I forgot.why is it that crimes and misbehaving is always on Christians only? I have never heard such nonsense from Muslims or Indus why?

    July 29, 2017 at 1:08 pm

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