Police have launched a hunt for unknown Woman who has stolen a two months old baby in the area of village Headman Mwenela.
Lingazi Police Public Relations Officer Gift Chitonde has confirmed of the development in a statement made available to faceofmalawi reporter, saying the incident happened on May 13 2019 at around 10:40 am.
According to Chitonde, the suspect approached Mrs Lozina Kaluwira who was together with her husband at Mtandire market as if they have met before.
The suspect then introduced her story that she is from Chinsapo Area and was looking for a friend who has just given birth but upon reaching to where she was staying, it was discovered that she transferred to unknown area.
ÔÇťHence as the conversation continue, this thief pleaded with the family if she can be allowed and see the home of the parents of the stolen child and was given a positive node.
ÔÇťAs they left the market, the husband was left behind and upon arrival the mother to the stolen child had to wash it and later the thief asked the mother to help her carry it so that she can do the kitchen chores with ease, later she carried the baby on her back and told the mother that she wanted to buy air time so that she should communicate with her husband that she did not find her friend she was paying a visit to, but since then she did not report back,ÔÇŁ reads Chitonde statement.
He added: ÔÇťAs time goes by, the family had to search for her but to no-avail hence opted to report matter to police.ÔÇŁ
Mrs. Lozina Kaluwira 31, hails from Chiloka village T/A Njewa District Lilongwe and currently residing at Mwenela village.
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