A-24-year old man of Chingola has been stabled to death by his friend for refusing to leave space of a shared room for him to do have sex with his girlfriend.

Mwape Sukumanga of 25 Monze Road Maiteneke, Chiwempala Township went home after a drinking spree with his girlfriend to the one roomed house he rented with his friend.

Copperbelt Police Commissioner Charity Katanga said a dispute erupted after Sukumanga had asked for some space but his friend Jones Mutale who was asleep refused hence the fight ensued.

Ms Katanga said a knife was allegedly to have been used by Mutale 18 to stab the friend.

She said the incident occurred between August 13 at 22:00hrs and August 14 at 05:00hrs.

“Sukumanga sustained a deep cut on the left side of the chest, deep cuts on the back and a cut on the forehead,” She said.

The body is in Nchanga North General Hospital awaiting post-mortem. The suspected killer has been arrested.

(Credit: Zed online Magazine)



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