MOHALE’S HOEK – A 35-year-old women who lives at Taung, Ha ‘Mako was arrested by the police on 21 January after she was suspected of dumping her newly born baby in a toilet.
Senior Inspector Mpiti Mopeli explained that the community noticed that the suspect was no longer pregnant so they reported her to the police. When police questioned the suspect she confessed she dumped had her baby in the toilet. Mopeli said the police recovered the body of a baby boy, was the suspect’s fourth child.
The suspect is a government employee who works at Nts’ekhe hospital. She is in police custody waiting to appear before court on Thursday this week.