Sad Scenes: Dogs found eating a newly born baby in bush


Dogs were found eating a newly born baby dumped by a Zvishavane bar lady.

Taurai Shiri (36) who is employed at the popular Elephant Bar in Mandava appeared before Zvishavane Magistrate Shephard Mjanja for dumping a newly born baby.

She was charged with concealing birth of a child.

On June 27 this year at 11pm, the accused who was seven months pregnant allegedly had a still birth at the Bar. In a bid to conceal the birth she wrapped the baby and disposed of it in a bushy area, said the State.

The offence came to light when dogs were found eating the body of the child and investigations were conducted leading to the arrest of the accused.

She was found guilty as charged and is now awaiting sentence as she has gone for community service assessment.

Tinashe Maponde represented the State.

— Mirror

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