Mom, gran in bail bid after killing of child, 3

2014-12-04 07:00

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Durban - A 31-year-old woman and her 55-year-old mother accused of killing the younger woman's three-and-a-half-year-old daughter are expected to apply for bail in the Chatsworth Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

Salatchee Venilla Basanich and her daughter Patricia Kershie Ishwalal face murder charges over the death of toddler Jamie Faith Naidoo at their home in Chatsworth's Havenside area.

At the women's last appearance on November 24, hundreds of protesters converged on the court, in Durban, to demand that neither woman be granted bail.

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