Baby dumped in Oshana Region

The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Oshana Region are in need of public assistance to trace the mother of a baby found alone in the bushes around 21h00 at Okakola village on Monday.

This was said by Inspector Thomas Aiyambo of the NamPol's Public Relations Unit in the region in a statement availed to Nampa on Tuesday.

Aiyambo said the baby is unknown in the area, but is a baby boy of the age estimated to be between three and four months.

The suspect left the child placed in bushes alone near an open space alongside the road, explained Aiyambo, adding that he was discovered by passers-by and is now admitted to Ward 10 in the Oshakati Intermediate Hospital.

The charges of cruelty/ill treatment and neglecting of children haveAC been opened in connection with the incident as per Oshakati CR93/09/2019.

Police investigations into the matter continues, stated Aiyambo.

Source: Namibia Press Agency