A Zambian man, identified as Enock Mwenda, reportedly killed his married girlfriend’s husband after the deceased caught them red-handed in bed together.
According to Zambian Observer, Enock told the police that he killed his lover’s husband in self-defense because he thought the victim was going to kill him instead.
The suspect was arrested and remanded in prison by the police in Kitwe for killing the deceased on December 21, 2020.
It was gathered that the boyfriend visited his lover as usual, not knowing that the husband was coming back that fateful evening.
The deceased, who was a bricklayer returned home from work after two-weeks of being away on duty. On arrival, he walked in on his wife of 12 years and her lover in bed.
The said scene led to a confrontation between the men and the suspect overpowered the deceased and hit him on the head with a stool, killing him instantly.
Enock speaking with the police on December 25, said he was shocked when the man caught him in bed with his wife, as they had never been caught.
In his words,
“I have been going out with his wife since 29th January 2018 when I employed her in one of my shops within Kitwe and her husband has never caught me,”
“He caught me red handed in his bed with his wife; I thought he would kill me hence I threw the stool on him in self defense.”
The bricklayer and his wife got married in 2008 and have 4 children together.