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Girl arrested for infanticide

A 16-year-old girl from Matopo in Matabeleland South Province has been arrested for infanticide after she allegedly killed her new born baby and hid the body in a mountain.

Police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said the girl killed the child after giving birth at Lamhlamkonto village in the Gulathi area.

She wrapped the body with a cloth and dumped it at a mountain.
PRAISEMORE SITHOLE

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