New-born baby thief arrested in Lilongwe

Police in Lilongwe have arrested a 25-year-old woman, Rosemarie Leo who went on a rampage of stealing newborn babies from government hospitals in Lilongwe.

Woman Arrested For Stealing Baby

Woman Arrested For Stealing Baby

According to national police, Leo is the one who stole a day-old baby boy at Mtenthera health centre in Nathenje on Sunday and has been caught after stealing another baby at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) on Wednesday.

Leo stole the first baby while the mother Mgwilizani Kambwiri was having a bath and she stole the second one from Maureen Chisangwi who gave birth to twins on September 28th, 2015 at Ntchisi district hospital and was referred to KCH for further treatment.

“Maureen Chisangwi was admitted at KCH and was with her mother as a guardian. On this day (Wednesday) the suspect approached the guardian as a well-wisher willing to help her in taking care of one of the babies, the guardian accepted. However the suspect ran away with the baby,” explained National police Publicist, Rhoda Manjolo.

Leo was arrested on Thursday by Nathenje police officers after intensive man-hunt.

Manjolo said: “The baby which she stole at Nathenje was found alive at her home village Thete in Dedza by our officers who had gone there to investigate after being tipped, but by then the suspect had escaped leaving the baby with her young sister”.

Leo will be charged with Child Stealing contrary to Section 167 of the Penal Code. The offence attracts a maximum sentence of seven years imprisonment.

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Sandram
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Well done to investigators. We need a better Malawi that will never take any criminal into smile.

Keen Observer
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Bravo!!!!! Malawi Police Service a job well done

Ngozo
Guest

Job well done our men in uniform! Bravo MPS! These are type of officer deserving promotion!

mbanga
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tatipatseni ameneyu timpatse wake mwana ndi muchite kanthu

Lotolanga
Guest

She must be crazy up there. Giving the other women pain, amaona ngati afika nazo kuti? authority need to thoroughly investigate her, maybe its a syndicate and sikoyamba. Ask also the younger sister, she may know something. Or else, she has been harboring to have twins but then she had it wrong, that’s not the way to fulfill one’s dreams.

Gandali kanamwali
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Ena ndimalonda kufuna kupeza zosowa pakhomo pawo.

Mwana wapakaya
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I wish this bloody woman severe punishment. This fuckin behaviour is now increasing in Malawi. What do we expect from future generations?

Mwana wapakaya
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I wish this bloody woman severe punishment. This fuckin behaviour is now increasing in Malawi. What do we expect future generations to com?

l.ma
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kupepha ndikwabwino.ana atha kupatsidwa ambiri.kungoti nawo azibambo enawa ulesi m’nyumba.

ankhoma
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could you pliz show us her face. she is abad woman no nid to respect her.

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