Woman buries 1-day-old baby alive after domestic fight

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Police have launched a manhunt for a 26-year-old woman from opiyo village, Kokwanyo East Sub location, Rachuonyo East sub-county who is believed to have buried her 1-day old infant alive.

Although the genesis of their quarrel is largely unclear, neighbors say the 26-year-old woman was apprehensive of her husband’s wrath after conceiving out of wedlock.

Her husband who works in Kisumu had not been to their home in Kopiyo village, Kokwanyo East Sub location for over a year.

Trouble started when the husband rang his wife over the pregnancy after getting wind that she was expectant.

Reports emerged that the woman had given birth on Monday and strangled the baby with a cloth.

Kokwanyo East Sub location Assistant Chief Don Odero confirmed the incident saying they have launched a manhunt for the young woman who’s currently at large.