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Homa Bay: Woman Who Threw a Baby in a Pit Latrine Finally Arrested

GudahiEnock 06/25/2020

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Police in Ndhiwa  Sub-county have arrested a 25 years old woman who allegedly dumped her infant baby into a toilet at Kodumba trading center in Upper Kayambo location of Ndhiwa constituency.

The woman identified as Emma Anyago, gave birth to a baby boy and threw it into a pit latrine of 15 meters deep within the center where she had rented a residential house.

Confirming the incident the area chief Samuel Oswago, said he received information from one of the tenants of the plot where the woman was staying that he had identified an infant in the toilet whenhe went to answer a call of nature.

Oswago said that he went to the scene with the police officers andarrested the woman while the infant was retrieved from the pit latrinr and taken to Homa Bay County teaching and Referral hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.

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"I received the information from one of the tenants who had the voice of a crying child from the latrine,” Oswago said.

The administrator further said that the woman will be arraigned in court after the police officers have finalized their investigations.

“We arrested the suspect and taken her to Ndhiwa police station, she will be arraigned in court once we are done with the investigations," the officer said.

He also applauded the residents for working with the security agency in identifying those people who committed such heinous acts in the society

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