Chipinge man sets house on fire after domestic dispute

By Tamuka Charakupa

A Chipinge man set his house on fire last night after a heated dispute with his wife. Information is that the man first struck the wife with an axe before committing the act.

The wife was rescued, is seriously injured and currently receiving attention at Chipinge District Hospital. The whereabouts of the husband was not known last night though witnesses say chances are high he was trapped inside.

Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyati has confirmed that the body of the man has been found around in Chipinge. Police suspect that he died from self poisoning after committing the crime.

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