Mom arrested for tying son to bed

2012-01-19 14:28

A mother was arrested on charges of child abuse after her five-year-old son was found tied to a bed in their shack in Somerset West, Western Cape.

Neighbours heard the boy and his two-year-old sister screaming from the shack in Sir Lowry’s Pass, Somerset West yesterday afternoon, Captain Frederick van Wyk said.

The police were called and they found the children alone in the shack and the boy’s leg tied to the bed.

The 28-year-old mother was expected to appear in the Somerset Magistrates Court tomorrow. 

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