Shock as residents find infant dumped at dumpsite
05 August 2016, 20:04
Nairobi - A cloud of shock and disbelief has gripped Likii village in Nanyuki town, Laikipia County, after residents found infant’s body dumped at a garbage site.
The body was in a polythene bag and was stumbled upon by street urchins scavenging at the dumpsite.
Irate women who went to the scene expressed anger saying it was unfortunate that a woman could have a normal delivery and later kill the newborn.
They condemned the act and called for investigations.
Ostensibly, the baby’s mother delivered normally and perhaps killed the infant before disposing it.
The residents lamented that cases of dumping infants had increased in the recent past as they called for arresting of those involved.
The attributed the vice to unexpected pregnancies and prostitution in Nanyuki town where most young girls engage into sex trade.
The body was later removed by police to Nanyuki Hospital Mortuary as residents were asked to volunteer information on who could have committed the offence
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