18-year-old woman kills brother

By Staff Reporter

AN 18-YEAR-OLD woman of Chiengi District in Luapula Province has allegedly killed her brother after kicking him in the genitals.

Police public relation officer Esther Katongo yesterday said the police have instituted a manhunt for the suspect identified as Priscovia Mumba.

“It is alleged that the suspect in Isoni Village, Chief Mununga on Tuesday around 16:00 hours picked a quarrel with her 15 year old brother who is now deceased and in the process kicked him on the private parts. The deceased is Marvelous Kabuta,” said Katongo

She said after being kicked on the private parts, the victim fell to the ground and became unconscious.

“The victim was certified dead after he was rushed to Kabole Rural Health Centre,” she said

And Katongo said the cause of the misunderstanding has not been established yet.

“Physical inspection of the body showed no visible injuries and the body has been deposited in the mortuary awaiting postmortem,” she said.