At least seven women are in police custody at Mchinji Police station on allegations that they assaulted a fellow woman on suspicion that she was in an affair with a married man.
Station Officer for Mchinji Police, Charles James Mpezeni has confirmed the development while saying that all the seven are from Chibwana village, Traditional Authority Mlonyeni in the district.
According to Mpezeni, the seven are reported to have assaulted Christina Nyasulu after she was spotted coming out of the house of a family where the wife was not around.
Mpezeni further disclosed that the women have been arrested on the basis of a video clip circulating on social media.
The women will soon appear in court to answer charges surrounding assault.
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