The Star (Nairobi)

5 February 2013

Kenya: Police Collect Foetus From Trench in Thika

Police in Thika have collected a dumped foetus and taken it to Thika District Hospital mortuary. The officers said the foetus was collected on Monday after a tip off from members of the public that a body that had been dumped at the scene in a nylon paper.

No one has been arrested in connection with the incident. This is the second case of a dumped foetus in less than a month after a woman was arrested as she carried a two-day infant in a handbag at the Thika main stage. Police took the infant to a children's home while the baby's mother has been detained at the Thika Women's Prison.

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