Residents in Mambwe district were yesterday treated to a rude shock when a middle aged mentally sick pregnant woman started giving birth by the roadside.
The incident, which attracted scores of curious on-lookers, happened between 06 and 07 hours in Mfuwe’s cropping area.
Witnesses told Breeze News that the woman, who speaks with a Malawian accent of the Chewa language, has been staying in the area for over a year.
One of the witnesses Zephaniah Kaleya says that women had to rush to her aid and eventually managed to assist her deliver a baby girl.
The woman was immediately rushed to the hospital.
And Mr. Kaleya appealed to the person, who made the woman pregnant to take responsibility, stating that the child would need support.