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2 weeks old baby found dumped

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  A two weeks old baby has been dumped by its mother in Chongwe Kakubo village.

The baby was found on a footpath by members of the public who alerted police in the area.

In a statement issued by Police Deputy Spokesperson Danny Mwale seen by Zambian Eye, police rushed to the scene and took the baby to Chongwe District Hospital for care and medical attention.

Mwale said the baby was allegedly dumped on January 14, 2023 in Kakubo village at unknown time.

He said police have instituted investigations and identified the mother as Lwendo Chizongo aged 23 of Kakubo village.

Mwale said the 23 year old mother is alleged to have given birth two weeks ago.

“Police are investigating circumstances that led to the baby being dumped by the mother and a manhunt for the suspect who is on the run has since been launched,” he said.

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