Lusaka man arrested for marrying more than one wife

Police in Lusaka has arrested one man, identified as Golden Phiri, for the offence of bigamy contrary to Section 166 of Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

Mr Phiri was arrested today July, 22, 2013, and is detained in police custody, according to police spokesperson Elizabeth Kanjela.

Bigamy is the act of entering into a marriage with one person while still legally married to another.

Golden Phiri is said to be married to Police Officer Commanding for Mazabuka Lizzy Machina.

Investigations were commenced the day Emma Chima, the alleged legal wife of Mr Phiri reported the case to Lusaka Central Victim Support Unit.

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