Mom throws baby from car

2014-10-22 00:00

A MPUMALANGA couple are facing a culpable homicide charge after a mother allegedly threw her one-year-old girl out of a moving vehicle.

It emerged that the couple, from Sankontshe location, had a fight in a minibus on Monday night. The mother allegedly threw the baby out of the vehicle. The child landed under wheels of the vehicle and the father drove over her and she died.

Police spokesperson Major Thulani Zwane said a case of culpable homicide was opened at Mpumalanga police station and the case docket was taken to the senior state prosecutor for a decision on whether to prosecute.

He said no arrests have been made yet.

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