Police in Zambia have arrested a 14-year-old girl after her 17-year-old lover died when he consumed a love concoction she administered in his Nsima.
The girl has been arrested along with her grandmother, Eliza Tembo (52) who actually supplied her with the love concoction.
According to Zambia Police Spokesperson, Danny Mwale, the 17-year-old boy was on July, 1st taking care of cattle with his friend when the suspect came with the said meal.
“After his friend ate a lump of nshima (Nsima), the deceased stopped him stating that his girlfriend prepared food enough for him alone. The two juveniles continued looking after cattle until evening when they both developed diarrhea and started vomiting. The deceased who was severely hit was taken to Chipata General Hospital where he died on July 4, 2022 around 01:00 hours,” he said.
Police said the body of the deceases was taken to hospital for a postmortem.