By Our Reporter
A twenty-three- (33) year old man, Chikumbutso Smart is battling for his life at Nsanje District Hospital after being hacked for allegedly being caught red handed in love with the suspected hacker’s wife in the district.
The victim who hails from Ntasa village in Traditional Authority Makoko in Nsanje was being suspected of being in love affairs with the wife of the suspect who a bicycle tax operator is popularly known as Shapa in the district.
The suspect, a twenty-three ( 33) year-old man Juma Yowasi, who is at large, is said to have had all the information from his sources that the victim was in a love affair with his wife.
On 25 March, 2020, the suspect pretended that he had gone for his businesses but hid in the bush to see for himself.
At about 1900hrs, the victim was spotted arriving at the suspect’s house then the suspect shifted and hid in the bathroom.
The suspect, while wielding a panga knife started chasing the victim and hacked him on the left shoulder, lower abdomen and on the back.
Following the impact, the victim sustained multiple deep wounds and was left unconscious.
He was then rushed to Mbenje Health Centre where he was referred to Nsanje District Hospital where he is admitted but in serious condition.
Meanwhile, police have intensified investigations to arrest the suspect.
The suspect comes from Njanji village Traditional Authority Makoko in the district.