New born baby found alive in pit toilet; suspect under police guard

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POLICE say a 19-year-old woman is currently under police guard at the Sigatoka Hospital following the discovery of a new born baby boy in an old pit toilet yesterday afternoon.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the matter was referred to police after she was brought to hospital after suffering complications from allegedly delivering the baby.

“Police were deployed to the scene where they found the baby boy alive in an old pit toilet and he was conveyed to the Sigatoka Hospital where he is recovering well,” she said.

“The suspect is currently admitted at the Labour Ward as investigations continue.”

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