Chilanga Member of Parliament Keith Mukata and his wife Charmaine Musonda Mehl Mukata have been warned and cautioned for alleged murder of Namakau Kwenda.
Mr Kwenda a guard at Mukata’s Law firm was shot dead while Mukata and his wife were found with a gun at the scene.
Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo said that Mukata and his wife were cautioned and warned but police were still waiting for a postmortem report to proceed with the case.
“We could not do this yesterday, because the accused persons requested that they be Warned and Cautioned in presence of their Lawyers who only managed to come through today,” he said.
Mr. Mukata and Ms Musonda are alleged to have shot dead Namakau Kalila Kwenda, aged 63, a guard at the offices of AKM Legal Practitioners, his law firm in Lusaka’s Rhodes Park area.
The shooting happened 40 minutes after mid-night on Saturday, and police picked an empty cartridge at the scene, as well as a Pistol, with 6 rounds of ammunition, which was in the boot of a BMW car, registration number BCA 7262.