Kapiri Mposhi, July 18, 2019, ZANIS – An 86-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing his 66 year-old wife by pushing her into an infernal following a marital dispute.

ZANIS reports Central Province Commissioner of Police Chola Katanga has confirmed the incident he said which happened on 14 July 2019.

Mr Katanga identified the suspect as Point Chewe of Muteteshi area in chief Mukonchi’s chiefdom and the deceased as Theresa Kampamba of the same abode.

Chewe is alleged to have pushed the deceased into an infernal after he set their matrimonial house on fire around 18:00 hours on the material day.

The deceased sustained serious body injuries and was pronounced dead at Kapiri Mposhi district hospital where she was rushed after the incident.

The suspect who was arrested on Monday 15th July while attending the funeral procession of his deceased wife will appear in court soon.