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Woman kills hubby over secret affairs

Filed under: Breaking News |

A woman in Nakonde District has been arrested for beating her husband to death with a stick over his alleged infidelity.

The 19-year-old suspect, Astridah Namukonda, had accused her 26-year-old husband, Cracious Sinkala, of having an affair with another woman.

She had also allegedly threatened to kill her mother-in-law, who lived nearby.

The incident happened on 30 September 2023 at their home in Ifina village.

The victim died at Nakonde District Hospital from a head injury and a bleeding nose.

The couple had been married since 2019 and had a two-year-old daughter.

The police have charged the suspect with murder and she is awaiting trial.

The new Muchinga Province Police Commissioner Paul Achiume confirmed the incident in a statement.


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