A-24-year old Zambian man from Chingola has been stabbed to death by his best friend for refusing to leave space of a shared room for him to do fornication with his girlfriend.
The suspect, Mwape Sukumanga went home after a drinking spree with his girlfriend to the one roomed house he rented with his friend.
Copperbelt Police Commissioner Charity Katanga said a dispute erupted after Sukumanga had asked for same space but his friend Jones Mutale who was asleep refused hence the fight ensued.
Ms Katanga said a knife was used by Mutale to stab the friend.
She said the incident occurred between August 13 at 22:00hrs and August 14 at 05:00hrs.
“Sukumanga sustained a deep cut on the left side of the chest, deep cuts on the back and a cut on the forehead. The body is in Nchanga North General Hospital awaiting post-mortem. The assailant has been arrested,” she said.