Zambia: Chipata Woman Pours Hot Porridge On Hubby

A WOMAN of Chipata's Magazine township is in police custody for murder after allegedly pouring hot porridge on her estranged husband who later died.

Violet Ingwe, 23, a marketeer at Magazine Market allegedly poured a pot of porridge on the body of her husband, Fidelis Maimisa, 39, leaving severe burns on his chest and private parts.

The two had been on separation for close to three weeks.

Ingwe is being held at Chipata Central Police station, initially for assault and now for murder.

Eastern Province Police Commissioner Lackson Sakala confirmed this in Chipata yesterday.

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: Times of Zambia

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 150 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.