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MOTHER FACES MURDER CHARGE FOR KILLING 3-MONTHS-OLD BABY

A 23-year-old woman has been arrested by police in Kawale, Lilongwe for killing a three months old baby girl.

Kawale Police spokesperson, Mabvuto Phiri has confirmed of the incident and identified the suspect as Ethel Gustone who allegedly dumped her baby in a stream in area 23.

“It is on record that the suspect killed her baby. She wrapped her in a sack bag before throwing her in Msambeta stream. The matter came to limelight after a certain farmer noticed the child floating in Msambeta stream which is close to his farm. Later he sort police intervention at area 23,” Phiri explained.

Meanwhile, Gustone is set to appear in court soon to answer murder charge.

She hails from kavithiwa Village in the Area of Traditional Authority Chikowi in Zomba District.

 

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