Man shots wife over lover with home-made gun


POLICE in Nakonde have arrested and charged with attempted murder, a 36-year-old man who allegedly shot at his wife’s alleged lover with a home-made gun.
Muchinga Province commissioner of police Auxensio Daka said Isaac Simwinga, of Chisesi village, shot at the man on Saturday.
police have recovered two firearms from Simwinga, who is accused of having tried to shoot Evaristo Silwamba, 55, of the same village.
“It is reported that the suspect got upset upon learning that the victim was allegedly having an affair with his wife. So on the material day, he set out to the victim’s house and shot at him.
Simwinga will appear in court soon.
Meanwhile, police in Mpika have arrested, Alphonso Nyirongo, 40, a driver of Kabwe who knocked down and killed a cyclist in Mununga area, 125kms south of Mpika. Mr Daka identified the cyclist as Aswell Mwanje, 73, of Malembe in Chief Mpumba.