Man 57, kills brother while fighting for inheritance plot


A 41-YEAR-old man of Chavuma district in Northwestern Province has been killed as he separated two of his brothers fighting over a piece land.

Police say Benjamin Kuku of Maseka Village Chief Ndungu was stabbed in the chest by one of his fighting elder brothers on Sunday around 17:00 hours.

“Two biological brothers named Njonjo Kuku, 57 and Chipungu Kuku, 46 both of the same village, were fighting over a plot given to them by their parents, eventually their young brother Benjamin Kuku attempted to separate them, but unfortunately was stabbed in the chest by Njonjo Kuku and bled profusely to death,” explained police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo in a statement.

Katongo said Police visited the scene and picked the body and arrested Njonjo who was now in police custody.


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