Police in Kabwe have arrested a 21-year-old student at Paglory University who allegedly dumped a newly-born baby in a septic tank at a local church. She is reported to have committed the heinuous act with assistance of the college authorities after fearing to be grilled by her parents.
The police have identified the suspect as Josephine Chipatuka, who is admitted to Kabwe General Hospital under police guard.
Central Province commissioner of police Lombe Kamukoshi said in an interview that Chipatuka faces a charge of murdering her infant, which was retrieved alive from a septic tank at CMML Church in Railways township.
Paglory, which has been dubiously granted university status is owned by Edigio Machuta and has been at the centre of satanic activities which have claimed his wife and most children.
One of Machuta’s children died mysteriously a week after a huge snake with beads and money was found in front of her house in Chowa police camp.