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Mother allegedly suffocates her two year old son to death while at a lodge in Lusaka

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A TWENTY-TWO-YEAR-OLD mother has allegedly murdered her two year old by pressing a pillow on him until he died.

The motive behind the act is that she did not have food to feed the child.

Police have since detained the woman.

In a statement,  police spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said  Mokwane Maeke 27 of unmarked house in Kamwala South area reported that her younger sister Mosowe Maeke 22  murdered her child Sangwani Chabinga by pressing a pilow on him and died of suffocation.

He said the incident on August 13 between 17:00 and 19:00 hours at a named Lodge in Kamwala South.