By ESTHER NG’ANDU -
A THIRTY-YEAR-OLD woman of Kasama’s Kapoka Village has been murdered by her 18-year-old husband after a marital dispute.
Northern Province Deputy Commissioner of Police Edwin Bwanga, who confirmed the incident, said it happened at the weekend.
Mr Bwanga said Annet Mulenga, 70, reported to the police that her daughter, Elizabeth Mofu, was murdered by her husband after a marital dispute.
He said after murdering his wife, the suspect, Fabian Siame ran away but was apprehended in Kasama’s Chikumanino area as he was about to flee into Isoka District in Muchinga Province.
“We have apprehended a man who murdered his wife over a marital dispute after he ran away into Kasama’s Chikumanino area from where he wanted to flee to Isoka District,” Mr Bwanga said.