Lundazi Police have detained a 28-years-old female for splashing hot water on her husband during a domestic argument.
Lackson Sakala, Eastern Province police commissioner confirmed the incident in his statement.
Mr. Sakala said that 31-years-old Peter Tembo of William Compound in chief Mphamba’s area reported to the police that he was assaulted by his wife Agness.
Police commissioner said the victim had sustained serious burns on his chest, back, shoulders and hands.
He noted the incident occurred early on March 29, 2019.
The victim is now in Lundazi Hospital while his wife Agness is in police custody.