Man kills wife for refusing to scarfice their children for rituals

A  father, Kasiteni Mwale,33, nicknamed Tchulu has brutally killed his wife after she refused to sacrifice their children for rituals,police spokesman of Kasungu district has said.

Mwale, who is on run,o ver the weekend  killed his wife,Chimwemwe Kachedwa, 28, by stabbing her on the  head, according to police.

“Mwale had been on separation with the deceased for two months. It is alleged that, the two separated after the deceased rejected Mwale’s demand that they should offer their four children for rituals to get rich,” said Police spokesman for Kasungu, Harry Namwaza.

He said it is an appalling tragedy,

‘It appears the man had been depressed and concerned about money matters.”

Namwaza  said on the day of the murder incident,  Mwale visited the deceased under the pretext that they should reconcile.

“ After having a lengthy  conversation, the deceased started escorting the suspect who on the way stabbed her in the head,” Namwaza explained.

The suspect also hacked the deceased’s grandmother, who happened to have witnessed the killing.

The grandmother is now  battling for her life at Ntchisi District Hospital.

The suspect comes from Shimwaza Village,Traditional Authority Chilowamatambe in Kasungu while the deceased hailed from Chigambatula Village, under Traditional Authority Chilowamatambe in the same district.


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5 years ago

Kulemera nkachanixo abale….mpaka kupha mkazi chifukwa choti wakana kukhwimira ana? Shupitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

5 years ago

Malawi @ 52. very shupit

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