Tragic Incident: Woman arrested for allegedly causing fatal injuries to her husband’s alleged lover
In a distressing turn of events, a woman identified as Lydia Phiri (38) has been apprehended by the police following accusations of fatally assaulting Cynthia Ziware (37) in Village 20B Tom Dryer, Sanyati.
The incident took place on November 24, 2023, and tragically resulted in the victim’s death due to severe head injuries on December 2.
According to a statement released by the police, Lydia Phiri stands accused of using a combination of a stick and stones to assault Cynthia Ziware, purportedly in response to suspicions of an affair between Ziware and Phiri’s husband. The assault inflicted significant head injuries on the victim, ultimately leading to her untimely demise.
“Police in Sanyati have arrested Lydia Phiri (38) in connection with a case of murder which occurred in Village 20B Tom Dryer, Sanyati in which Cynthia Ziware (37) died on 02/12/23. The suspect had allegedly assaulted the victim on 24/11/23 using a stick and stones after having accused the victim of having an affair with her husband. The victim sustained some head injuries which led to her death,” reads the statement.