Man arrested for murdering wife in Dedza

By Chisomo Phiri

On Monday April 22,2024, police in Dedza arrested 28-year-old Solomon Simango for allegedly murdering his wife, Eliza Simango Yona.

According to Dedza Police Station publicist Beatrice Jefita, the suspect allegedly committed the crime due to a dispute over Eliza’s interactions with other men at a local drinking joint.

Solomon Simango

The altercation reportedly continued at their residence, culminating in Eliza’s death.

Villagers discovered her lifeless body the following morning and sought to exact revenge on the suspect, who was promptly taken into custody by police.

At the moment, Eliza’s body is at Dedza District Hospital for a postmortem examination, while the suspect awaits trial for murder charges.

The deceased hailed from Thom Village in the area of Traditional Authority(T/A) Kasumbu inĀ  Dedza District.