Mother, boyfriend arrested for Diepsloot baby’s murder

2013-11-14 08:24

The mother of a seven-month-old baby, who was found dead in a shack in Diepsloot, and her boyfriend have been arrested.

“The mother was arrested at a tavern in Randburg on Tuesday night. The boyfriend was arrested yesterday in Diepsloot,” said Gauteng police’s Captain Tsekiso Mofokeng.

He said the 23-year-old woman has been charged with child neglect and murder. She would appear in the Pretoria Magistrates’ Court today.

The boyfriend, aged 30, has been charged with murder and would appear in the Pretoria Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

The seven-month-old baby boy was found dead and mutilated in a shack in Diepsloot on Sunday.

The woman has been on the run since her baby was found dead.

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