POLICE in Lusaka have officially charged Shabu Benos and her brother for the murder of Autoforce proprietor Reeves Malambo.

Malambo was pronounced dead in the early hours of Monday morning when his girlfriend, Benos, took him Hiltop Hospital after stabbing him.

Benos was immediately arrested and remanded in custody while police later picked up her brother and her 16-year-old daughter.

However, Police spokesperson Esther Mwata Katongo told journalists today that Benos and her brother had been jointly charged for the murder.

(Shabu Benos (38) has been jointly charged with her brother Mumba Mutanuka aged 32 with one count of murder and will appear in court soon. The daughter has been released,” said Katongo.