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Woman held over baby in toilet

2012-11-07 17:08

Johannesburg - A woman has been arrested for throwing her newborn baby into a pit toilet in Nomeheya Village, Nqamakwe, Eastern Cape police said on Wednesday.

Acting on a tip-off, police went to the 21-year-old woman's home on Tuesday. She was taken into custody after the baby's body was extricated from the toilet, said Captain Jackson Manatha.

She would appear in the Nqamakwe Magistrate's Court on Thursday on a charge of concealment of birth.