Police in Nkhata Bay are hunting 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.
Reports are indicating that the suspect Funny Phiri aged 23, from Mfufu Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Malanda in Nkhata Bay District, had some quarrels with the deceased Agellina Zimba, 32, from Mzimba District on reasons not yet known.
The deceased went outside the bar as she tried to avoid her friend. However, the suspect followed the deceased despite being denied to do so by others.
The suspect then produced a broken glass bottle and eventually threw it onto the deceased.
Following the impact, the deceased sustained a deep cut on the neck.
She was immediately taken to Nkhata Bay District Hospital where she died while receiving treatment.
She died due to severe loss of blood.
The suspect is currently at large.
Story by kondwani James
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