Police arrest a teen mother for dumping a baby in KU

Police in Kasungu have arrested an 18-year-old woman for allegedly dumping a new born baby in a toilet early morning Thursday. Kasungu Police assistant spokesperson Miracle Mkozi has told us that the suspect identified as Felesiya Msunga concealed pregnancy and gave birth in the wee hours of Thursday at Chiphaso area in the district. According to Mkozi, Msunga’s parents were not aware of the pregnancy since she was staying with her aunt. Mkozi further a neighbour to where the suspect was staying, had visited the toilet where she heard a baby crying from inside and she immediately alerted other people around the area who came to the baby's rescue "A neighbour who went out to answer the call of nature heard a baby crying from inside the toilet. The neigbour alerted people in the compound.Both the mother and the baby were taken to Kasungu District Hospital for treatment and condition for both is fair," said Mkozi. The dumped baby is fine Mkozi said the suspect will answer charges of concealing birth of a child after being discharged from Kasungu District Hospital Felesiya Msunga hails from the area of Traditional Authority Kaomba in Kasungu. Sharing is Caring!