By ALICE NACHILEMBE
A-40-year-old man of Luanshya, Maiteneke Mikomfwa area has allegedly committed suicide by stabbing himself with a knife.
Copperbelt Acting Commanding Officer Sharon Zulu said the victim had committed an offence of unlawful wounding by stabbing his wife Ruth Kameko 25, of the same address with a knife causing her to sustain a cut on her left shoulder.
Ms Zulu said the matter was reported for investigations at Luanshya Central police station.
She said on July 4, 2022 around 01:50 whilst the police were doing night patrols being led by now reporter followed up the matter in order to apprehend him.
Ms Zulu said when they reached at his house the victim after seeing that police were after him told them that he was going to end his life because of his wife’s behaviour there and then he stabbed himself and officer’s only heard him shouted that he had stabbed himself.
She said the Police later forced their way in the house through the main door with the help of the wife Ruth Kameko and found that suspect was lying in a pool of blood and shouting on top of his Voice and the knife stuck on his left side of his chest.
He was rushed to Thompson District Hospital where they tried to resuscitate him but to no avail.