A 19-MONTH-OLD baby girl of Sinda has died after her cruel step-father stuck a piece of burning firewood in her private parts.
Police in Sinda of Eastern Province have since arrested Cosmas Sakala of Nkestro Farm for his demonic act on the child.
According to Eastern Province Police Commissioner Luckson Sakala, the matter had been reported to Sinda Police by Sakala’s wife, Tikambe Tembo who is also the mother of the late child.
Commissioner Sakala has been quoted by Radio Phoenix saying Tikambe told police that her daughter, Catherine was burnt on her private parts by her step father Cosmas Sakala using a log of burning firewood.
Commissioner Sakala said Catherine was rushed to Sinda clinic for treatment and later referred to Nyanje Mission Hospital where she died.
Commissioner Sakala explained that Tembo had left the child sitting near the fire where she was cooking when her husband came and burnt her private parts and left leg.
© Kalemba May 1, 2020