A Soldier of Chindwin barracks in Kabwe has shot his wife who is a police woman dead and later bolted their barrack home with the weapon. The incident happened around 01:00hrs this morning after a marital dispute.
Information reaching indicates that Tyson Mwape, a warrant Officer class discharged the fire arm on his wife only identified as Esther and a police officer of Kabwe Central police station, killing her instantly and fled the residence in Beijing area. He later emerged and locked himself into his house which has since been surrounded by Military policemen who are after an arrest.
By 06:00hrs this morning, he was still in the house and efforts to have him flushed out still being made. Efforts to get a comment from Central province commissioner of police Joel Njase failed as he is unreachable by phone.