Steve Yamba, a 44 year Zambian Business man has committed self-murder after beating is wife to death following a marital issue In Lusaka, Zambia.
According to reports the 33 year old Kangwa Mwango was brutally beating up so bad and eventually died on Saturday, 25th December, at around9.00 am, while she was been taking to University Teaching hospital by her husband.
According to local media, Mr Yamba started beating his wife from 7 pm on Christmas Eve through to the early hours of Christmas Day when he noticed that she was becoming lifeless.
After doctors at UTH verified that that his wife had died, Yamba sneaked into a market where he purchased a bottle of pesticide and drank.
Police today received a report of Murder from F/ Cecilia Mwango aged 48 of 6miles Kabangwe area that her sister Kangwa Mwango aged 33, was brutally beaten up by her hubby Steven Yamba aged 44 and eventually died on the 25th December 2021 at around 0900 hours whilst the hubby was trying to carry her to hospital for treatment,” stated Hamoonga.
Hamoonga states that the event leading to the death of both Kangwa and Yamba started on the Christmas Eve.
Brief information of the case are that on the 24th December 2021 at around 1900 hours the couple had a disagreement which led to a fight where the wife Kangwa Mwango was brutally beaten and spent a night in the house,”the PPRO said.
“On the 25th December 2021, at around 0900 hours the husband took her to Chawama hospital where he was advised to take her directly to University Teaching Hospital. Regrettably she died on the way
Upon appearance at UTH, the husband Steven Yamba, seeing that he’d caused the wife’s death he quickly sneaked to Kabwata market where he bought a bottle of Doom pesticide and committed self-murder by drinking the same.”he added.
Hamoonga added that the two bodies are lying in UTH mortuary awaiting autopsy and burial.
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