POLICE in Chipata have arrested a Ghanaian witchdoctor for allegedly raping a client who was looking for love portion for her husband.
Eastern Province deputy police commissioner Patrick Bili said the incident occurred on Thursday when the victim visited Tony Keswe in Old Jim compound.
Bili said the woman from SSP area wanted love portion to use on her husband.
He said Keswe forced himself on the victim, claiming that it was a way of cleansing her of her marital problems with her husband.
Bili said Keswe had been charged with rape and was expected to appear in court today.
He advised women to avoid soliciting help from witchdoctors to avoid incidents such as rape.
And Bili said a 42-year-old man was on Saturday murdered by his friend after they differed over a fishing net at Apollo in Chipata.
He said Enock Banda hit Chilembo Banda with an axe handle in the head.
Bili said Chilembo died on Sunday at Chipata General Hospital where he was admitted.