By Malawi Freedom Network
Sex Worker Kills Fellow Sex Worker In Nkhatabay
Police in the Lake Shore district of Nkhatabay have launched a manhunt for a sex-worker who is alleged to have murdered another sex-worker in the early hours of Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Bay View Bar in the district.
Nkhatabay Police Public Relations Officer, Kondwani James, said, prior to murder, the suspect, Funny Phiri aged 23, who is currently on the run, had picked up a quarrel with the deceased Angellina Zimba aged 32.
Murdered in a quarrel: Angellina Zimba
The deceased is reportedly to have gone outside the bar as she tried to avoid her friend but her friend followed despite being stopped to do so by others.
The suspect then produced a broken glass bottle, which she threw it on the deceased.
Following the impact, the deceased sustained a deep cut on the neck.
Wounded and bleeding profusely, the deceased was rushed to Nkhatabay District Hospital where she died while receiving treatment.
She is said to have died due to severe loss of blood.
Once apprehended, the suspect will be taken to court to answer murder charge.
The suspect, Funny Phiri comes from Mfufu Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Malanda in Nkhatabay while the deceased’s home of origin was from Mzimba district.