Mother kills baby, dumps her 5 children into deep well: Malawi Police launches hunt

Police in Malawi’s northern district of Mzimba have mounted a hunt for a 31-year -old woman identified as Mary Moyo who is alleged to have killed her six-months-old baby by dumping him together with his four brothers in a deep well to die there.police image

Mzimba Police Public Relations Officer, Constable Gabriel Chiwona says the woman, forced all her five children to drink a pesticide known as sorighnum before she pushed them into the deep well.

He says the six months old baby boy drowned while his four elder brothers managed to come out of the water on their own and rushed to the village to inform the elders.

“Villagers rushed to the scene but it was too late to serve the baby who was dead by the time,” added Chiwona.

Meanwhile, the four survivors aged between 4 and 14 have been admitted at Mzimba district hospital but are said to be in critical condition.

Both the suspect and the victims hails from Simeon Mvula Village, Traditional authority M’mbelwa in Mzimba district.

Cases of this nature are rampant in Mzimba despite several interventions from the police that aim at raising awareness on the dangers of such malpractice.

“We have been conducting sensitization meetings as one way of reducing cases of sudden death and murder but the statistics are shocking”, said Chiwona.

Mzimba district has been grappling with cases of murder and sudden death and many of these cases have been registered in the area of Inkosi ya Makosi M’mbelwa.

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Botha
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Anyone who killed other pipo also him/her must b killed the bible says that

mathanyula
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guys chonde chonde point of correction anthu aku mzimba si atumbuka they are ngoni and aku nkhatabay ndi atonga aku karonga ankhonde and chitipa asukwa and other languages pomwe aku rumphi nde atumbuka

Romeo Hastings Bandawe
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KOMANSOTU ATOLANKHANI ENANU NDI ZISIRU MWAMVA? MUSATIPEZERERE. MUKUTI WINAYO NDIWA ZAKA 14, WAZAKA 14 ANGAPONYEREDWE MU CHITSIME? SIWAKULA KUFIKA POTHAWA AMENEYU?

Yuzy T
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Akulu ku mzimba nisaza yayi! Mbwenuu;

Romeo Hastings Bandawe
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angoni sadandaula nkuphana paja. komabe, mwati anayiwo anatulukamo? how?

agidy
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ruth warren ndiwe mbuzi..mwana wa tenant

ruth warren
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Iwe agidy ndiwe mwana wa hule, you are one of these stupid Tumbukaz i see.

Sabiti
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It doesnt matter how deep or shallow is the well our concern is on the lose of that precious life , l think there is something wrong in Mzimba which need to be ractified now to stop these horrible from happening again

nazimbiri
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kodi atumbuka munatokhala bwanji ndi nkhani za kupha?nthawi zonse nkhani zochititsa manyazi.maboza,kupempha,nsanje,ufiti,kuba,uhule koma kunena wa ana anthu ena kusiya wawo.

ovala thilauza ati hule,koma iwo kuvala,misala mkati.umphawi koma
kunena anthu ena kuiwala wao.timanyumba tawo kulonjelera kawiri pa mwezi umodzi.lero nzanu watopha mwana,nkhandwe zachitumbuka oyeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Nankhumwagalu
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Zachabe ndithu

Ndanena
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Ndamva Chisoni Zedi Koma Mai Ameneyi Alibe Misala?

Tryness
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Well, now that’s something…… How did the four children get out of the well again? i mean its a well, aint those things deep like deep?…. #not that am not happy they came out, just curious though#…..koma anyway, if it was in the early hundreds that woman would have been hanged for that…..paja pano its the 21st century , how many years for that again?….2?…

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