December 9, 2021

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BABY KIDNAPPER TO APPEAR IN COURT FOR BAIL

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BABY KIDNAPPER TO APPEAR IN COURT FOR BAIL

BABY KIDNAPPER TO APPEAR IN COURT FOR BAIL

A 38yr old(Phindile Latha) appeared in the Evander magistrate court in connection with the infant’s kidnapping. The case was reminded to the 19th of November for a formal bail application. She claimed she was pregnant and had a miscarriage. Reason why she stole Goodness’ baby.

A 38-year-old woman was arrested on the 10 November 2021, by police at Embalenhle, for the alleged kidnapping of a new born baby.

According to the police report, on 28 October 2021, the suspect introduced herself to the baby’s mother, at the local taxi rank, claiming to be a social worker, who helps unemployed young mothers. She (suspect) then sent the baby’s mother to go and buy her food at a shop nearby and offered to hold the baby. When the mother returned from the shop she found that the suspect had disappeared with her baby.

She then reported the matter to police, and an investigation into the matter was launched immediately. Police managed to gather information and made a breakthrough, yesterday which led them to a house at Extension, 5 in Embalenhle. They found the stolen baby inside the house with the suspect, whom they swiftly arrested and charged with kidnapping.

The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Mpumalanga has warned mothers not to leave their children in the care of strangers.

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