A man in Lusaka’s Meanwood area has reportedly shot dead his girlfriend following an argument.
Police Spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo has identified the suspect as Shinka Kaputo.
Mrs. Katongo says Kaputo allegedly killed Precious Manganisa 26, of unknown house number, in Lusaka West.
She said the victim went to the accused person’s residence to pick up her two year old daughter who was at her father’s residence.
Mrs. Katongo said the Precious sustained a bullet wound on the neck.
She said the scene of crime was visited and a pistol with 10 rounds of ammunition was recovered.
Mrs. Katongo said the accused person is in police custody while body of Precious is lying in the University Teaching Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.
This is contained in a statement made available to ZNBC News by Mrs Katongo.
Meanwhile, Mrs. Katongo said it has been established that the baby was also shot in the neck.
She said the bullet which was stuck in the Child’s neck has since been removed by Doctors.