Man beaten by wife dies

 Man beaten by wife dies

By TIO Reporter
A 42-year-old man of Lusaka’s Mtendere Township has died after he was beaten by his wife.

Police Deputy Spokesperson Danny Mwale said the wife only identified as Mable Banda is alleged to have beaten her husband while in the Company of two other persons yet to be identified.

Mr Mwale said Police initial investigations revealed that the incident which happened after a marital dispute occurred on January 6, 2023 between 21:00 hours and 23:00 hours.

He said the matter was reported to Police by the sister to the victim of Kalingalinga Township on January 7, 2023 around 19:30 hours.

Mr Mwale identified the victim as Golden Lunda of unknown house number in Mtendere Township.

“The victim is reported to have been admitted to Mtendere Clinic where he was receiving treatment and was later transferred to the University Teaching Hospitals where he died from,” he said.

He said the suspect is currently detained in Police custody and investigations to find other accomplices have been instituted.