Man Kills Wife While Asleep For ‘Bragging’ About Rich Boyfriend

A man from Lobengula West suburb reportedly fatally axed his 23-year-old wife after she allegedly “bragged” to him that she had a richer boyfriend.

The man, identified by police as Milton Dube (24), allegedly committed the crime in front of his one-year-old daughter and left the child with the body.

The child was later found crying while cuddling the body.

He allegedly committed the crime at his mother-in-law’s homestead in rural Nkayi on Tuesday at about 2am.

Police tracked down Dube who had escaped into a nearby bush after the offence, and arrested him.

Matabeleland North police spokesperson Inspector Billie Dube confirmed the incident yesterday.

“Milton Dube reportedly had a fight with his wife Ntombiyenkosi Sibanda of Tshudini Sibanda homestead, Dobhane Village in the Sebumane area of Nkayi. She reportedly told him she had a rich boyfriend as they prepared to sleep in their bedroom hut on Monday.

“Their daughter was sleeping with them,” said Insp Dube.

He said the couple quarrelled over the issue, until they fell asleep.

“At about 2am, Dube allegedly woke up, took an axe and struck his sleeping wife on the lower part of the right ear. She died on the spot. Dube then took to his heels and disappeared into a nearby bush,” he said.

Insp Dube said Dube’s mother-in-law, Ms Miriam Nkomo, heard the child crying incessantly at about 4am and was eventually forced to go and find out what was wrong.

“She found her daughter dead, with her granddaughter crying next to the body. Ms Nkomo made a report at Sebumane Police Post. Police attended the scene and managed to track down Dube and arrested him,” he said.

Insp Dube said Nkomo’s body was taken to Mpilo Central Hospital for a post-mortem, while Dube is expected to appear in court soon.

He urged people to settle disputes without resorting to violence.

“Violence never helps anyone. This little girl is now likely to grow up without parents as her mother is dead and her father might go to prison for a long time.

She may have to grow up with the trauma and stigma of her father killing her mother. All this could have been avoided through dialogue,” said Insp Dube.

He said couples should approach the police, elders, religious or traditional leaders for guidance whenever they had problems, to avoid unnecessary bloodshed in misunderstandings.

25 Responses to "Man Kills Wife While Asleep For ‘Bragging’ About Rich Boyfriend"

  1. nicola   August 18, 2012 at 10:32 am

    the chap should be executed.

  2. Mujahideen   August 18, 2012 at 10:42 am

    Both deserve to die. Islam is the only true religion.

  3. Dennis asumani   August 18, 2012 at 10:55 am

    he is mad

  4. jasmine   August 18, 2012 at 11:23 am

    mistake number one,never let a man know the presence of another man whether in your talk or behaivour,use their technique….when a man has two women he will make both believe they are the only ones in his life and if he plays his cards right women are betrayed that way for a long period of time….lets learn from the best teacher …men themselves.

  5. @sk   August 18, 2012 at 11:36 am

    you dnt say such things to your man wase more your hubby!

  6. kakolwe   August 18, 2012 at 11:38 am

    Jasmine, Jasmine, Jasmine. Am humbled, from the best teacher eh? It is a question of which came first, the chicken or the egg?’ when you think you f*cking them, they are f*cking you!

  7. lwexis   August 18, 2012 at 3:00 pm

    jasmine,you sound like your boy friend or your husband is a seriously a good casanova,mmmmh

  8. ABAKONZI   August 18, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    The wife was foolish first for cheating on husband and secondly for talking about it and she deserved what she got.Dube you are stupid,you should have thought about your child.so your child now has a dead mother and a convicted father.Guys let’s be careful nabakashi aba,its u just chase the idiot and marry another one

  9. cassanova   August 18, 2012 at 4:07 pm

    jasmine u r ryt i slept wit sisterz without them knowin n da younger one luvs me bt none of them is ma girl

  10. ABAKONZI   August 18, 2012 at 5:13 pm

    Tumfweko bawiso embwa,when did U plan to inform us that your father has increased his salary yet again.U are busy reporting facking forieng isues while zambia is being looted.Wabetole waumfwa,I wonder na koswe akwingishe inchito chimbwi iwe.Wake up and be current.Ifyabupuba fyekafyeka fye.And let any of you say anything contrary to this posting and you’ll see what ill do to wembwa inankwe.Mwana I love zambia and zambians with my blood and we can’t have our poor brothers suffering and our sisters prostituting when its now clear that this country has enough to give every one.Why should the president get all that money when he doesn’t even buy anything.Lesa twafweni,Yesu bwela ukwapule nafuti job 13.13.Ala nimfulwa pali zambia yandi pena nshilala

  11. ABAKONZI   August 18, 2012 at 5:18 pm

    Tumfweko bawiso embwa,when did U plan to inform us that your father Sata has increased his salary yet again.U are busy reporting facking forieng isues while zambia is being looted.Wabetole waumfwa Tumfweko,I wonder na koswe akwingishe inchito chimbwi iwe.Wake up and be current.Ifyabupuba fyekafyeka fye.And let any of you blogger say anything contrary to this posting and you’ll see what ill do to U wembwa inankwe I diot.Guys I love zambia and zambians with my blood and we can’t have our poor brothers suffering pushing ama zamcabs and our sisters prostituting daily just to survive when its now clear that this country has enough money to give every one.Why should the president get all that money when he doesn’t even buy anything,if he wants a big salary let him get a job at Lumwana mine.Lesa twafweni,Yesu bwela ukwapule nafuti job 13.13.Ala nimfulwa pali zambia yandi pena nshilala

  12. Pretty   August 18, 2012 at 6:53 pm

    Jasmine, you are right :))

  13. maya   August 18, 2012 at 7:01 pm

    jasmine i indeed feel ur comment men r indid gud @it,i mean cheatin.They play them cards smartly that u cant know. by maya.

  14. juldan   August 18, 2012 at 7:41 pm

    Guys mwebaupa take care.aba banakashi nga wabankonkelela its either u kill her or yo self nga tawakwata maano like this f***n looser.

  15. Hitlers cousin   August 18, 2012 at 9:44 pm

    Your sista is a prostitute,thats why ulimbwa.banyoko.kekekekekeke

  16. Wise woman   August 19, 2012 at 7:33 am

    @ ABAKONZI,ndiwe chipuba zoona. Leave our govt alone if u r suffering then its yo fault.ise vichitika

  17. Captain Morgan   August 19, 2012 at 10:21 am

    @ Abakonzi,or watever u call yoself,insulting the President te bumu waumfwa?Accord him the respect,wechisushi we!

  18. taliban   August 19, 2012 at 11:00 am

    she was a bitch..!

  19. classic   August 20, 2012 at 10:14 pm

    talk about infedelity n agression

  20. Chinenachitanta   August 21, 2012 at 5:56 pm

    Yah!da ***** got wat she wanted.

  21. Chinenachitanta   August 21, 2012 at 5:59 pm

    Yah! Y z da ******* man increasing hs salary

  22. Temitop   August 22, 2012 at 10:21 am

    stupid bitch he should have sliced off her two timing cunt

  23. Janet c   August 22, 2012 at 5:44 pm

    @ Jasmine – I beg to differ with you. WOMEN are the best cheaters – men are too foolish they always get caught. This particular woman was probably fed up with her husband not providing for the family, or from his own infidelity. African men must understand that times have changed – the african woman no longer sits at home crying because her huisband is cheating. She has joined the game!!

  24. jumpy   August 23, 2012 at 10:24 am

    Wek yo ass had so da yo bitches cn brag abt u and nt kiln an inocent girl. asshole

  25. SONNY BOY   August 23, 2012 at 12:25 pm

    Nobody has rights to take a life. its a matter of choices. ths lady will have chosen btwn the two; the rich unfaithful boyfrnd or the loving hubby. As for the dude, jst fire and hire.