Police in Thyolo District are keeping in custody a 31-year-old security guard for a private company for allegedly attempting to conceal birth.
Thyolo Spokesperson Amos Tione has confirmed of the development.
Tione said that police were tipped off by well-wishers that the accused had dumped a baby in a pit latrin.
The suspect has been identified as Linda Lemani.
However the law enforcers have swiftly intervened and have also managed to rescue the infant.
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