Woman dumps baby in a pit latrine: Malawi Police arrest her

Malawi Police  in Bangwe have arrested a 26 year old woman on allegations that she dumped in a pit latrine her own six months old baby boy, who later died in the hospital.

Woman arrested

Limbe Police Deputy Public Relations Officer, Widson Nhlane said in an interview on Monday that the suspect, Veronica James, who resides in Mpingwe dumped the baby, Bester Kasiya on Sunday when her husband was away.

“The suspect’s husband, Kenneth Kasiya, who is aged 40, left for work on this material day. At around 1400 hours, he received information that his child has been dumped into a nearby pit latrine by his wife.

“Police were informed and took the baby to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival,” said Nhlane.

Police is appealing to members of the community that if they have misunderstandings in their respective families the best way is to report the matter to police for proper solution.

James, who hails from Nsamphe Village, Traditional Authority Ngabu in Chikwawa District will appear before court to answer a charge of murder which contravenes section 209 of the penal code.

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Peloma Pepe
Peloma Pepe
4 years ago

Yamikani Yapuwa, please correct the following paragraph, it’s not making sense: “Limbe Police Deputy Public Relations Officer, Widson Nhlane said in an interview on Monday that the suspect, Veronica James, who resides in Mpingwe dumped the baby, Bester Kasiya on Sunday when her husband was away.” The last part is not making sense at all. Also, the name of the woman’s/suspect’s husband, is it Bester Kasiya or Kenneth Kasiya? Please address this confusion. The first name of the police officer, is it Widson or Wilson? All the best as you strive to imporve your articles this year.

Kandawe
Kandawe
4 years ago

So why are you hiding her face? Pliz show us her face because she is a criminal and we need to know her

Cafe
Cafe
4 years ago

sO YOU MEAN 6 GOOD MONTHS WANGOLERA ULERE ? THIS is Madness !!!!

Malawian
Malawian
4 years ago

What the story has failed to tell us is why such an act by the woman? Background information

diso
diso
4 years ago

hmmmm hsaaaaaa

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