Man arrested for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting his wife and leaving her naked in the bushes in Nwamitwa


By Agreement Mabunda

NWAMITWA-A 39—year-old man was arrested after he allegedly kidnapped and severely assaulted his 35-year-old wife at Mamitwa village on the evening of Saturday 29 July 2023.

According to the Police reports, the victim and her sister-in-law were walking home from attending an event at around 19:h00 when the victim’s husband (suspect ) came driving at high speed and even attempted to knock her with the vehicle.

The suspect aggressively ordered the victim to get in the vehicle and drove off to their home in Nwajaheni village.

Police were alerted about the incident and started an investigation and a search for both the victim and suspect.

The suspect’s vehicle was spotted on the road and tactically stopped. Police then took to suspect to his house after he lied about the whereabouts of his wife.

During the investigation at the house, Police found the victim’s clothes with blood stains.

While the Police were busy with the search, they received a report that the victim was at the local Police Station after she was rescued by a passerby who found her in the bushes, naked and severely assaulted.

The husband was arrested on the spot and scheduled to make his first court appearance today, July 31 in the Ritavi Magistrate’s Court.

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