Dogs carnivore on body of abandoned new born

THABA-TSEKA – A 29-year-old woman, alleged to have concealed birth of her child, was arrested by police at Mants’onyane ha Ntsokoane. Police alleged he buried the baby alive in the forest.
Senior Superintendent (Snr. Spt.) Litsietsi Selimo said the woman was escorted to the Mants’onyane Police Station by the Ha Ntsokoane community.
“The woman was arrested after one of the villagers found the dogs busy eating the body of a newly born. The villagers ‘Maselebeli Selebeli to have been the mother of the baby since he had been pregnant,” he explained.
He said members of the community visited Ms Selebeli only to find she was not longer pregnant and upon questioning, she took members of the community to a nearby forest where she had buried the body of the baby.
According to Snr. Spt. Selimo when the body was seen, the dogs had already eaten its lower parts as the legs and some parts were missing.
Ms Selebeli is reported to have given birth on July 22 during midday and after delivering the baby boy, she buried it an hour after she was born as that happened between one and two in the afternoon.
She was yet to appear before the magistrate court
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