The Fire Brigade in Chipata have retrieved a baby thrown in a pit latrine by its mother.

The Fire Brigade in Chipata last night retrieved a baby from a pit latrine at Chawama Site and Service.
Speaking to Breeze News, Fire Brigade station Officer, Andrew Phiri explained that his office received information from a police officer who resides in Chawama Site and Service that a girl had thrown a baby in a latrine.
Mr Phiri stated that a 15 years old girl only identified as Eunice who also stays in the same area is believed to have dumped the baby around 19 hours.
He says that the baby was found alive and was rushed to Chipata General Hospital.
Mr. Phiri said that it is believed that the girl later turned herself in to the police.
And Efforts to get a comment from Eastern Province Police Commissioner, Grace Chipalila proved futile by broadcast time.

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