Crime National

Woman Dumps Own Child in Pit Latrine

By APN Reporter


Police in the southwestern district of Ibanda are having in detention for dumping her newly born baby baby in a pit latrin.

The 20 year old woman identified as Dinavence Tusingwire a resident of Mirambi 1 in Rwenkobwa town council, Ibanda district.

The suspect reportedly dumped the newly born child into a pit latrine on Tuesday night.

On Wednesday, when the woman was seen freely walking without a child.

The suspect has not given any reason for her action.
According to the officer in charge of Ibanda Police station Keneth Wodeya, the baby was dumped in a 20 feet and could not be rescued by the police and had died by the time police arrived to rescue it.

Wodeya adds that the suspect is being held at Ibanda Police station pending investigations into the matter.

Samson Kasasira the Rwizi regional police spokesperson told our reporter that the act was un called for.
He says that the mother should have sought the advice of the police in case she had challenges.

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