POLICE in Chililabombwe have arrested a 29-year-old woman of Kakoso township for allegedly dumping a foetus in a rubbish pit at a nearby house.
Bester Chizime allegedly tucked the foetus in a sack before dumping it in a rubbish pit at house number 5850 Kakoso South.
Copperbelt commissioner of police Joyce Kasosa said in an interview yesterday that the owner of the house Moses Chilekwa, 49, reported the matter to the police.
Ms Kasosa said police officers visited the scene and took the foetus to Kakoso General Hospital mortuary.
“I can confirm that we have picked up a 29-year-old woman of Chililabombwe who dumped a foetus in a rubbish pit and we have detained her,” Ms Kasosa said.