of Central Province has been arrested for allegedly murdering her
Police Spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo, revealed that the deceased
who has been identified as Oliva Kalangwe aged 34 was initially
assaulted by his wife on 26th February, 2017 at about 20:00 hours and
that he reported the matter to police.
that the deceased was issued with a Police medical report form but he did not get back to police.
“His condition later became serious on 1st March, 2017 at 19:00 hours
and relatives rushed him to hospital in Kapiri mposhi where he was
hospitalised,” Katongo has said. “He later died on 09th March, 2017 at
She says police this morning received information from concerned members
of the public that some family members were intending to conceal the
death of the victim as they were making arrangement to bury the corpse
“This was when officers went to the area and arrested the suspect
identified as Ines Malata who is currently detained in police custody,”