Solwezi man kills girlfriend, self over real father of child

A 31-year-old woman in Solwezi has been killed by her boyfriend, who later drunk poison after confessing the murder to her parents.

Facts of the matter are that Malian Chibwe and Kennedy Mufwata, who were co-habiting, argued over the paternity of their 9 months baby.

Mufutwa , who believed that the child was not his, allegedly murdered his girlfriend on Wednesday before reporting himself to her relatives.

He later drunk poison and was rushed to Solwezi hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police Spokesperson Elizabeth Kanjela has confirmed.

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