20 year old woman Sausedye Saizi has been arrested in Mangochi for concealing birth of her baby
The incident occurred at Bwanali village Traditional Authority Chowe in Mangochi.
According to the mother of the culprit, her daughter was nine months pregnant but denied all along to disclose the person responsible for the pregnancy.
On the said date, the mother was surprised as she noticed the disappearance of the bumpy tummy on her child.
After being seriously interrogated, it was discovered that Sausedye delivered herself a bouncing baby girl and dumped her in the pit latrine a few metres from her house.
Police rushed to the scene and hooked the toddler from the pit-latrine unfortunately she didn’t survive.
Postmortem conducted at Mangochi District Hospital has indicated suffocation as the cause of death.
Sausedye who has not yet revealed her motives behind the evil act will appear before court to answer the charge of concealing birth of a child which is contrary to Section 234 of the Penal code.
Saizi hails from Bwanali village Traditional Authority Chowe in Mangochi.
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