A 30-year-old woman in Luapula Province was allegedly beaten to death by her spouse on Sunday.
It is believed the suspect found his spouse drunk and they later started a fight. Jessie Mwape sustained multiple cuts on the head from the beatings.
Luapula Province Commissioner of Police Elias Chushi has confirmed the incident and stated that the suspect, Daniel Kabaso, is now on the run.
He added that the victim’s body had been transported to the Mwense hospital mortuary.
The police launched a manhunt for the suspect.