RUNDU: Employees of the Rundu Town Council discovered a dead fetus that was found trapped in a blocked sewerage line at Tutungeni suburb on Thursday.
The discovery was made while employees of the Rundu Town Council employees, who were called out to unblock the line, made the discovery.
The fetus, which appeared to between four to six months old, is suspected to have either flushed down the toilet or dumped into the manhole.
Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Makayi, said the incident was disturbing and cautioned that those who threw prohibited materials into the sewerage system would be prosecuted.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) at Rundu were investigating the incident.
According to Makayi, a similar discovery was also at Rundu’s sewerage system sometime last year.