A woman was murdered by her husband over a petty issue in Chingola (Zambia).

Copperbelt Commissioner of Police Charity Katanga confirmed the sad development.

She said incident happened after a marital dispute over relish.

“We received a report of murder in which Ines Siavulwe, 28, of Mutinta farming bloc in Kasompe area in Chingola reported the death of her Mother Tisa Nkandu, 53, of the same area this was after she was murdered by her step father that is the husband to the deceased,” She said.

Mrs Katanga said the deceased sustained a deep cut in the heard and sharp instrument is believed to have been used in the act.

She added that the suspect Joseph Siavulwe, 53, is in police custody.

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