Police in Solwezi are investigating a case in which an 80 year old woman has been stabbed with a knife by unknown people.

North-Western Province Commissioner of Police Joel Njase says Evelyn Kambole of Kimasala compound was attacked and stabbed with a knife by unknown people whilst sleeping in her house around 05:00 hours yesterday.

Mr. Njase told ZANIS in Solwezi today that the victim had a deep cut on her throat and a bruised left arm.

Mr. Njase said the victim suspects the grandchildren who have been accusing her of being a witch and threatening to slaughter her to be behind the act.


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