A 32-year-old housewife has been sent to jail for 3 years, in Kapiri Mposhi, Central province, for cutting her husband’s manhood, using a sharp instrument.
GIVEN CHILUFYA, of Soweto compound, has been sentenced by Kapiri Mposhi Resident Magistrate, ARNOLD KASONGAMULILO, after she was convicted on a charge of unlawful wounding.
Particulars of the offence are that Ms. CHILUFYA, on August 4, 2022, around midnight, unlawfully wounded her husband, JIMMY NGULUBE, aged 43.
The court heard that on the material day, Mr. NGULUBE and his wife had an argument, just before retiring to bed, after she accused him of having an extra marital affair.
Mr. NGULUBE further told the court that while sleeping, he felt a sharp pain on his private parts, and when he woke up, he found his wife standing by the bed, with a knife in her hand.
Later he noticed blood on his private parts.
He added that while standing by the bed and holding a knife, his wife told him that she wanted to kill him.
However with the help of his brother, the mater was reported to police and he was later rushed to hospital.
In mitigation, Ms. CHILUFYA regretted having attacked and injured her husband and pleaded for leniency from the court, but in passing judgement, the court said it appeared she wanted to kill her husband.