Kakata City – Officers of the Liberia National Police in Kakata City, Margibi County have arrested a 35-year-old man identified as Zulu Paye for inflicting severe wounds on his fiancee in Todee District, Montserrado County.

The man who was on the run for an attempt to commit murder and aggravated assault was arrested with the help of others on Saturday, October 30, 2021, and taken to the Headquarters of the Liberia National Police Margibi Detachment pending transfer to Careysburg, Montserrado County.

While in Police custody, suspect Paye confessed to committing the crimes but said it was done out of jealousy.

According to a Police source, Zulu Paye said Tina Kennedy, his fiancée has been rejecting him in bed in recent days.

Moreover, the suspect said Tina’s attitude towards him changed after he lost or abandoned his job and went with her to Gbarpolu at her father’s funeral.

“Being that I have become financially impotent to which I am unable to shoulder the burden in the home, she has gotten involved in extramarital affairs,” Zulu explained.

Zulu also revealed that he and Tina, a woman he has five children by got into heated confusion during the night hours of October 29, 2021, which extended up to 04:00 AM October 30, 2021, at which time he used cutlass to chop her.

For her part, the victim, Tina Kennedy, age 32, said in May of 2021 misunderstanding ensued between her and the suspect and they both decided to go to her parent’s home in  Gbapolu county for settlement.

According to her, after the settlement was done by her parents they both returned to Zannah Town adding that things had been okay between them.

Victim Tina lamented that on October 29, 2021, she went to work on a farm called “BE SERIOUS” and returned home, but at 22:00hrs her husband entered into their room with a cutlass (MOB), and begin to chop her with it, noting that as the result of her husband’s action three of her right fingers got cut while she sustained multiple wounds on her body, head, and muscles.

Tina at the same time said there was no confusion between them prior to the incident.

She was then taken to the Barcolleh Health center in Kakata for medical care. The victim is appealing to non-governmental organizations, humanitarian organizations, and philanthropists amongst others to come to her aid, and she can be reached on +231777159337/+231881715109. Source: Smart News Liberia

Main photo: The victim’s arm…

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