Two men in Chintheche, Nkhata Bay District, have killed each other as they fought for a woman in Zomelanga Villlage in the district.
The deceased persons have been identified as Christopher Makawa aged 32 of Mangombo Village in Traditional Authority Mkanda in Mulanje District and Justin Tambala aged 49 of Zomelanga Village in Traditional Authority Fukamapiri in NKhata Bay District.
According to Nkhatabay police station publicist, Seargent Kondwani James, Justin Tambala married Marriam Mwanyali for some years.
“Three years back, Makawa proposed the woman to be his better half but the woman rejected him. However, on the material date October 24, 2022 the woman who went out for other errands, on her way back home found the two men fighting.
“Despite her effort shouting for help, the two men kept on fighting with weapons they carried untill they severely injured each other, “explained James.
Upon receiving report, Police Officers from Chintheche Police Post, rushed to the scene and took the two victims to Chintheche Rural Hospital where they were pronounced dead upon arrival . The deaths were due to excessive loss of blood.
Currently no foul play is suspected.