Newborn, stolen from Lewanika Gen. Hosp., found safe, arrest made, police say
Baby stolen while its mother was in deep sleep after delivery, police say.
A NEWLY born baby has been stolen from Lewanika General Hospital while its mother was in deep sleep after delivery.
Police spokesperson Esther Katongo told Mwebantu that Nalucha Nyama 56 of Kalabo District reported on behalf of her daughter Mebelo Nalucha 32 who delivered on March 6, this year that her child was stolen by unknown person whilst her mother was in deep sleep.
“Police in Mongu are investigating a report of child stealing alleged to have occurred on March 07, 2021 at 1100 hours at Lewanika General Hospital,” she said.
Mrs Katongo said police have since instituted investigations in the matter.
She has appealed to members of the public with information that could be helpful in bringing the suspect to book to report to the nearest police.