Malawi police arrest woman for concealing child birth and put baby in black plastic bag

Kanengo police station is keeping in custody a 22yr old woman for concealing child birth.

Chibwana: The woman aborted

According to Kanengo Police Public Relations officer, Salome Chibwana this occurred on 12 February, 2017 at Mtupanyama Holding.

Chibwana said “The suspect Fyness Maseya, a guard at Mtupanyama Holdings, was six months pregnant and she decided to have an abortion.

“After successfully committing the act at her house in Ngomani, she put the baby in a black plastic bag and buried it at her work place in area 28.”

Her friends upon noticing that she is no longer pregnant, started asking questions and that was when it was revealed that she aborted and buried it at her work place.

The matter was reported to her boss who on 21 February alerted the police who went and exhumed the body together with medical officer from area 25 health center.

The accused woman is yet to appear in court to answer murder charges and concealing of a baby.

Fyness Maseya, 22, comes from mbawela village T/A Nsabwe in Thyolo and will appear in court soon.

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4 thoughts on “Malawi police arrest woman for concealing child birth and put baby in black plastic bag”

  1. Isaac kaudzu says:

    A police agwira ntchito yabwino kwambiri chifukwa zimenezi zipereka phunziro kwa anthu amene amakonda kutaya ana kuti ndimulandu waukulu… ngakhale bible limanena kuti tisaphe koma masiku ano tikumaona kupha ngati ndikumene kumachitika kwa anthu osachepera chaka chimodzi… AYI NGAKHALE KUVALA CONDOM NDIKUPHA NDIPOFUNIKA AMENE AMAVALA MA CONDOM AZIMANGIDWANSO

  2. Bwande says:

    The woman has not done anything wrong. She got rid of pregnancy she did not want – I guess the man who impregnated her did not want the child either. Can the police arrest the biological father as well. This demonstrates why Malawi needs Abortion to be legalized. Let our parliamentarians pass the abortion bill. Abortion is happening everyday! Our population is too high!

  3. Banda says:

    This not murder, The woman rid herself of a parasite, When 10% of babies at birth and shortly after the woman has done the right thing.
    Wake up Malawi your population is to high and will only get larger. You can not feed the nation now.Allow abortions force condum use curb population growth before it is to late. Stop unwanted pregnancy, Madonna cannot adopt anymore children and no one else is asking. Free this woman for she did the right thing,

  4. angoni says:

    The Malawian police,you always do in hasty issues of the poor but when the rich commits crime u are always slow in acting. Leave this woman alone. Was the pregnant yours?

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