By- A Bulawayo man killed his wife after she had refused to go home and wanted to continue drinking beer at a local bar.
The incident occurred on Saturday, and the suspect s since been arrested.
In Bulawayo, police said Stewart Munyapwa (32) fatally assaulted his wife Khethiwe Moyo (61) with a sjambok while on their way home in a bushy area.
National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed.
“Police in Bulawayo arrested Stewart Munyapwa aged 32 in connection with a case of murder which occurred at a bushy area at Trenance Suburb on January 15, 2022. The suspect fatally assaulted the victim, Khethiwe Moyo aged 61 with open hands and a sjambok while on their way home from a local bar after a drinking binge.
“An argument arose between the couple after the victim refused to go home as she wanted to go back to the bar to continue drinking,” he said.