Mother slits newborn’s throat

Alleged murder-mom in court this week

A 29-year-old woman is set to appear in the Walvis Bay magistrate’s court on 12 March this year for the alleged murder of her newborn baby on Thursday. The woman is believed to have slit her newborn’s throat shortly after its birth at her home in Tutaleni in Walvis Ba’s Malgas Street.

The woman remains hospitilised under police guard and has been charged with murder and concealment of birth.

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