Man found dead after marital dispute

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A MAN has been found dead in an unfinished building after a marital fight with his wife in Lusaka’s Kanyama compound.

In what is suspected to be murder as a result of a marital fight, the 30 year old man of Kanyama compound has been found dead in unoccupied building after having a fight with his wife.

Police spokesperson Esther Katongo explained that Jimmy Daka fought with his wife only identified as Bana Paul on August 23 around 22:00 hours.

She said that his body was allegedly dragged from the couple’s house and dumped in another house within the yard which is unoccupied.

Ms. Katongo said that the man’s wife who is now the suspect is reported to be on the run.

“Police in Lusaka received a report of murder from Violet Daka aged 69 of Lusaka’s old Kanyama Compound that her son Jimmy Daka aged 30 also of Old Kanyama Compound died after having fought with his wife only known as Bana Paul between 23 August, 2020 at 22:00 hours and 24 August 2020 around 02:00 hours at their house.

“Police visited the scene and the body had a swollen forehead, bleeding from the mouth and nose and bruised body. “The body has been taken to University Teaching Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem,” she said.

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