Crime & Investigation

Kisoro Woman Dumps Baby In Market Pit Latrine


A 30 year old woman is being detained  at Kisoro  police  station  on allegations of delivering and later dumping her one week old baby into a pit latrine.

Dorothera Ngabirano, medical a resident of Inoni-Rugandu village, find in Kirundo Sub County Kisoro district was arrested Friday by local council leaders of the village and handed over to Kisoro police, after a tip off from residents that she produced a baby and dumped it in a latrine near Rubuguri Community market behind Rubuguri Health Centre IV.

The child was rescued alive from the pit latrine by the locals.

Ngabirano is a mother of three, who is suspected to have committed the offence following her divorce with her husband.

Edgar Akankwasa  the   Kisoro  DPC says that  police  has commenced investigations  in the matter as when they are  completed  she is to be produced in court  and charged  accordingly .

He says that  the  baby is currently receiving treatment at Potter’s Village, a children’s home in Kisoro municipality.


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