ZRA employee shoots girlfriend, kills self

A ZAMBIA Revenue Authority (ZRA) employee in Siavonga is reported to have shot himself in the head and died on the spot after shooting and wounding his girlfriend.

Police public relations officer Elizabeth Kanjela disclosed this yesterday saying Boniface Sikolongo is alleged to have turned the gun on himself after earlier attempting to kill his girlfriend.

Ms. Kanjela said, in the incident that took place at Safari Lodge on November 12, Sikolongo fired three bullets at his 23 year old named girlfriend.

She said Sikolongo shot his girlfriend in the stomach. The girlfriend is in a critical condition at Lusaka University Teaching Hospital (UTH) where she is admitted.  The body of the deceased is lying in Siavonga District Hospital awaiting postmortem.


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