Woman Dumps a Baby in a Pit Latrine

By: Mathews Mfune

Shocking mood engulfed residents nearby Chitipa depot in Karonga Thursday morning after they discovered the baby dumped in pit latrine.

the remains of a baby in black plastic bag
the remains of a baby in a black plastic bag

Residents and police officers who were at the scene tried to rescue the baby but they were dismayed to find that the baby had already died.

According to eye witness Wiza Kanyinji said she heard tiny voice of a crying baby coming from underground when she went to use the toilet.

“I heard the tiny voice of a crying baby coming from underground so I called my neighbour who was nearby to witness and we alerted the community. She said

” It was shocking and unbelievable but community members assisted in removing the concrete slab behind the pit-latrine. It was gently removed but the baby was already dead.Police officers from Karonga monitored the rescue and the dead the dead body was handed them.” She explained.

meanwhile, Karonga Police spokesperson Enock Livason has maintained that police are searching for the person responsible.

He said if the suspect arrested will appear in court to answer the charges.

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