Case delayed for mom who left kids in car

2012-01-09 18:15
Johannesburg - The Vereeniging Magistrate’s Court on Monday postponed the case of a woman who allegedly left two of her small children in her parked car outside a shopping mall.

A court official said Shelly Khumalo's case was postponed to January 13.

Khumalo allegedly left a 6-month-old baby and a 2-year-old child in her car outside the River Square shopping centre in December last year, taking her two other children with her.

A car guard notified police and paramedics. A paramedic broke one of the car's windows to get the children out.

When Khumalo returned she allegedly slapped a police officer. She faces charges of child neglect, resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer.
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