Police in Eastern Province have detained a driver from the office of the President in Chadiza district for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend and dumping her baby.
Eastern Province Deputy Police Commissioner, Hudson Namachila confirmed this to Breeze News.
Mr. Namachila says that the named man stabbed his girlfriend on Monday around 21 hours and dumped her in a stream near Zingalume road as she was unconscious.
He says that a screw driver is suspected to have been used to stab the woman.
Mr. Namachila added that the man later picked up the woman’s daughter and dumped her in Kavumo area, which is 5 kilometres from Chadiza Boma.
He says the woman gained conscious and managed to craw to the roadside where she was picked by the people who also found her baby on the way and reported the matter to the police.
Police arrested the man and he is expected to appear in court soon.
The woman and her baby are admitted to Chadiza district hospital.