Police in Ngabu, Chikwawa have arrested 27-year-old man on suspicion that he allegedly killed his wife by cutting off her breasts and removing her private parts before beheading her.
South East Police Region spokesperson Edward Kabango has identified the suspect as Mkwate Chimbidzi.
Kabango said that the husband suspected that his wife, Luwiza Leonard, 23, was having an extramarital affair.
Kabango said that on Thursday the suspect led officers to a site where he burried the victim’s head which has been found in a decomposed state.
The police spokesperson said Mkwate threw his wife’s genitalia and breasts in a pit latrine.
The incident, according to Kabango occured on 3 June this year and a search for the victim’s body is underway.