Solwezi man kills rival over a lover

By Staff Reporter

A man of Solwezi, Binwell Samanenga has died after his private parts were sliced by his ‘rival’ following a physical fight over a lover on Tuesday night.

North Western province police commissioner said Hudson Namachila said the assailant Davy Chimwanga together with the woman were on the run as soon as they realised the severity of the action.

Namachila said police had launched a manhunt for Chimwanga and the unidentified woman.

“The remains of the deceased have been deposited in the Solwezi General Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem,” he said.

And Namachila has disclosed that a 36 year old woman of Chavuma district has committed suicide by hanging herself with a Chitenge material.

“The woman, who has been identified as Florence Loloji, is reported to have earlier set her cousin’s house ablaze on suspicion that she was having an affair with her husband,” he said.

“She was later charged K5, 000 to which she paid K750 and is suspected to have committed suicide after receiving pressure from the cousin who demanded the rest of the money”.