A 34-year-old man has appeared in the Lusaka Magistrates’ Court on murder and attempted murder charges.

Shinka Kaputo of house number 600 Meanwood area alleged to have murdered his lover Precious Mangesana on October 5, 2017.

Kaputo is on the same date accused of attempting to kill his daughter .

The 34 year old allegedly killed his lover and attempted to kill his 2-year-old daughter using a gun.

When magistrate Kenneth Mulife asked him if he understood the charges, he replied in the affirmative.

Kaputo will be appearing before the subordinate court for mention until the DPP issues instructions to commit him to the High Court.