Woman in court after babies’ bodies found in freezer

2013-01-29 00:00

A WOMAN from kwaMashu P-section made a brief appearance at the Ntuzuma Magistrate’s Court yesterday on charges of contravening the Human Tissue Act.

Police found the bodies of two babies in her chest freezer on Saturday.

She was taken to the area ­police station, charged and released on R1 000 bail.

Provincial police spokesperson Captain Thulani Zwane said the hearing was postponed to February 28.

It was reported that the bodies of the newborn and a four-month-old baby were found among chicken pieces and meat.

The police reacted on a tip-off and on arrival at the house, they made the gruesome discovery.

The woman was reported to have been operating a funeral parlour called Mabinda Funeral Services.

On Sunday Colonel Vincent Mdunge had said the woman had been declared insolvent and her facilities were liquidated, but she continued receiving bodies for the undertaking business.

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