NEWS: Zambian 18years old wife burns Down marital Home


AN ANGRY 18-year old girl of Lusaka’s John Howard compound has set ablaze her matrimonial home after a dispute with her husband.

She has now been arrested by police and slapped with a charge of arson.

According to reports, the young lady, like a mob in Mumbwa resorted torching the couple’s one-room home following an early morning marital dispute around 03:00 hours on Tuesday.

The fire burnt all of her husband’s property which included a mattress, clothes and two bags of maize.


Her husband identified as Francis Mwansa responded by reporting the matter to the police who then arrested his teenage wife.

Zambia Police Service spokesperson Rae Hamoonga confirmed the incident and arrest to Kalemba in a statement.

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