Horror! Woman gives birth, buries baby alive




A 38-year old woman in Glendale, Zimbabwe has been arrested and charged with infanticide after she gave birth to a baby girl whom she bundled into a reed-basket and went on to bury alive.

Sadly the baby later died before getting any help.

According to police, Eunice Mutata gave birth and allegedly hid the baby in a reed-weaved basket and later buried it alive at a nearby drain where she had dug a shallow grave.

The matter came to light when a neighbour noticed she was no longer pregnant, iharare.com reports.

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When the curious neighbour, identified as Muranda Chikomo, questioned her about the pregnancy, Mutata failed to give convincing answers leading him to be suspicious.

A report was later made at Glendale police station on 21 February.

Upon questioning by police, Mutata confessed to killing her baby soon after its delivery.

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