'House of horrors' mother arrested - report

2014-06-23 20:56
The Springs husband accused of abusing his wife and children appears in court. (Werner Beukes, Sapa)

The Springs husband accused of abusing his wife and children appears in court. (Werner Beukes, Sapa)

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Cape Town - The woman, who was kept with her five children in Springs’ infamous “house of horrors” for a decade, has reportedly been arrested.

ENCA reported on Monday the 36-year-old man who kept his family locked up was charged with child abuse, attempted murder and assault.

ENCA reporter Yashini Padayachee tweeted: “Wife and husband both face charges of attempted murder, child abuse, assault and defeating the ends of justice.”

Jacaranda FM journalist Anton Meijer  said: “The wife will appear in the Springs Magistrates Court tomorrow.”

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