The Rugare community was today left in shock after discovering a new born baby allegedly killed by the mother who buried the infant in a shallow grave in the backyard of her yard.
The mother is said to have allegedly set fire on top of the shallow grave to conceal the crime.
When the News crew arrived at the scene in the high density suburb of Rugare, angry residents were vying for one Patience Chawasarira’s blood.
One of the residents who was instrumental in the investigations known as ‘Zero Four’ revealed suspicion arose when Patience disappeared only to return without a baby leading to them tipping off police who arrested the mother of three early Tuesday morning.Police escorted the accused to show them where she had allegedly buried the infant.
After enough commotion as residents jostled to witness first hand proceedings the infant was exhumed from the shallow grave.
Upon seeing the newly born residents expressed their anger at Patience’s disrespect of human sanctity.
Meanwhile, the body of the infant has been taken to Harare Hospital mortuary and a post-mortem will be carried out.