POLICE in Lusaka has arrested an 18-year-old boy for shooting dead his 39-year-old sister using his father’s gun.

According to a statement from police spokesperson Rae Hamoonga, Sunday, this happened in Woodlands Chalala on October 16 around 19:30 hours.

“Police have recorded a Murder case that occurred on 16th October,2021 at 19:30 hours at house number 25869 Woodlands Chalala. Mr Lyson Phiri aged 70 of House number 25869 Woodlands Chalala reported that his son Raymond Phiri aged 18 shot his sister F/Zelipa Phiri aged 39 dead using his firearm rifle caliber 30.06 which he got from his bedroom. The deceased was shot whilst seated in the living room with her sister who just heard the sound of the gun from behind. When she checked on her sister (deceased), she saw blood oozing from the head. Police has since deposited the body of the deceased at UTH mortuary while the suspect has been detained in custody and the gun has been confiscated,” stated Hamoonga.