Jealousy over girlfriend leads to killing of 17-year-old boy

A 17-year-old boy has died after a brutal fight over a girl-friend in Blantyre, Malawi police have confirmed.

Police public relations officer for Blantyre Augustus Nkhwazi said the boy, Patrick Selemani, died at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Blantyre following his fight with another boy for Patuma Tobias.

Both the boy and the 21-year-old girl hail from Kalombola village in chief Kuntaja’s area in Blantyre.

Nkhwazi said Selemani and Tobias were in relationship.

The police publicist said on July 29, at around 6pm at Soche three ways location, Selemani found his girl-friend chatting with Oscar Nangoma whom he suspected of dating the girl too.

“He became very furious. A fight broke out between the two,” said Nkhwazi.

He said in the course of the fight, Oscar pulled out a sharp object and stabbed his rival several times on the neck.

Nkhwazi said Selemani bled profusely and Oscar run away.

An autopsy report says Selemani died of haemorrhage shock secondary to stab wounds.

Nkhwazi said police have since arrested Oscar, aged 19, from Mtupa village in chief Chikowi’s area in Zomba and Byson Kumbani, 16, from Mphepo village in chief Kuntaja’s area in Blantyre.

They are expected to be charged with murder.

Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :

Sharing is caring!

0 0 vote
Article Rating
Follow us in Twitter
13 Comments
newest
oldest most voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Innoxy Charles
Innoxy Charles
1 year ago

Munthu mpakana kumapha nzako just bcoz of a girl? what fuck is this? they deserve Life Imprisonment, stupid idiots!.

dean
dean
1 year ago

may his soul rest in peace

GANGWAYI
GANGWAYI
1 year ago

KULIMBIRANA BIN HAHAHAHA ZITSIRU ZEDI

TOSH
1 year ago

ABITI PATUMA NDIYE KUTI AMATHA ZINTCHITO NANGA POFIKA KUPHANA

President Mkango Lion Manthakanjenjemereza
President Mkango Lion Manthakanjenjemereza
1 year ago

RIP wafera pamene anabadwira

COPS
COPS
1 year ago

Mwachilawilira chigololo.

pmud
1 year ago

silly boys let them be imprisoned

Taba
Taba
1 year ago

Useless boy akazi onsewa mpakana kukapha mzako ndiwe galu kwabasi!

Makutu
Makutu
1 year ago

Chirichonse cholanda ndi cha Temporary, temporary, temporary……

Mlomo
Mlomo
1 year ago

Osamalimbirana mkazi muzafa za ziii!, akulu adatero. Akazi onsewa achulukirenji. Daily akubadwabe okongolanso kwambiri and osamba bwino.

shares
Read previous post:
Malawi dismisses Ebola fears, rules out border closures

Government has ruled out closing its borders after a second person has died of ebola in Goma, Democratic Republic of...

Close