A 58 years old woman Flyness Kinda is battling for her life at Karonga district hospital after she was stabbed by her young brother Medson Mwekinda over the land issues.
Karonga police has confirmed the development and has launched the man hunt for the suspect who is at large.
Nyasa Times visited the victim at the hospital and found her sleeping on bed unconsciously while wrapped her head and right arm with white bandages.
In an interview, one of the guardians Ellen Kinda said Medson Mwekinda blocked the victim from going to her gadern without any reason.
“What happened was that the victim was on her way to plant cassava to her garden in the morning and while on her way, the suspect blocked her and then started stabbing her using an axe,” sad Kinda.
According to her, the suspect also injured the daughter of the victim with a panga knife when she went to his house to verify the cause of the fracas.
Councillor for the area Harry Mwanyembe has condemned the development while appealing to the law enforcers to immediately deal with such kind of issues in the district which he said are rampant.
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