Woman arrested for scalding husband

By Charity Kadetseka

A 20 year old woman is in police custody after splashing hot water on her husband over financial issues in Namwera.

Speaking to YFM, Public Relations Officer for Mangochi Police Station, Sub Inspector Amina Daudi said the incident happened on August 28, 2021.

“The victim, Wilson Chimemnya married Nomsa last year and found her with three kids from her previous marriage but in July this year the couple separated,” Daudi said.

“The Suspect went to seek financial assistance from the victim to support the initiation Ceremony for her kids.

“But the victim refused to support the suspect since the children were not his biological that lead to the wrangle,” Daudi said.

According to Daudi the wife took a pot of hot water and splashed the water on the her husband’s back.

“The victim was rushed to Namwera health center after sustaining burning wounds,” she said.

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