By ALICE NACHILEMBE
Police in Maamba of Southern Province have arrested a 37 year-old man for allegedly stabbing his with to death with a kitchen knife.
Police Spokesperson Esther Katonga said the incident was as a result of a domestic dispute.
She has identified the victim as Grace Mutale 36, of New Township in Maamba.
Ms Katongo said this occurred in the early hours of today, 20th April, 2020 at about 01:00 hours at New township.
She identified the suspect as Paul Mayembe the husband to the victim.
Ms Katongo said that Police who visited the scene found the body of the deceased lying on the bed facing upwards in a pool of blood with a deep cut on the left side of the neck.
She said a blood stained kitchen knife was recovered from the scene and the suspect who did not run away has been apprehended.
“Preliminary investigations have revealed that the incident was as a result of a domestic dispute. The body of the deceased has been deposited in Maamba Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem. The suspect is in police custody,” she said.