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Mother buries child alive

By: Melanie

Aanyu Melanie | 95timefm

Police in Busia District are hunting for a 20-year-old mother who allegedly buried her 10-month-old son alive after developing a misunderstanding with her boyfriend.

Sharon Anyango, a peasant and resident of Luhalali village, Buhehe Sub-county in Busia District allegedly killed her son, Humphrey Bwire , after she reportedly developed a misunderstanding with her boyfriend, Tobias Ouma with whom she had been cohabiting.

Bukedi south region police spokesperson, Mr Moses Mugwe said the case was reported to police by one of the residents of Luhalali village who found a fresh grave near a swamp.

The police publicist said the scene of crime officers and other detectives visited the swamp and recovered the baby’s body before it was taken to Busia Municipal Health Center IV for post-mortem as investigations go on.

Mr Mugwe said the autopsy report indicated that the baby died of suffocation.