Saturday, March 2, 2024


Police in Mzimba have arrested a 29 year old man has been arrested for stabbing to death his wife after a quarrel.

The man has been identified as Gerald Kapira and the wife as Lizzie Mbewe aged 38.

Mzimba police spokesperson Peter Botha confirmed the incidented saying it happened last night, Sunday.

Confirming the incident Botha said Kapira, after stabbing the wife also stabbed himself in the stomach and neck and the two were rushed to Mzimba district hospital where the woman died and the husband was referred to Mzuzu central hospital for further treatment.

Botha says once discharged from the hospital, Kapira will face murder charges.

The suspect is from Mwenepembo village in the area of Traditional Authority Chikulamayembe in Rumphi district while the deceased is from Peter Ndabandaba village in the area of Inkosi Mmbelwa in Mzimba.

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