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Teenage couple arrested over abortion

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A Boy (19) and girl (18) were on Wednesday arrested for allegedly aborting their six-month-old foetus at Grootfontein’s Herero location.

This is according to national police spokesperson deputy commissioner Kauna Shikwambi.

She says the couple conspired to terminate the pregnancy.

The girl was admitted to a hospital and discharged the day after the incident, she says.

The teenagers are expected to appear in the Otjiwarongo Magistrates’ Court, and police investigations continue.

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