POLICE IN MOREBENG ARRESTED A 27-YEAR-OLD FEMALE FOR A CASE OF CONCEALMENT OF BIRTH

POLICE IN MOREBENG ARRESTED A 27-YEAR-OLD FEMALE FOR A CASE OF CONCEALMENT OF BIRTH

POLOKWANE: The South African Police Service in Morebeng have arrested a 27-year-old suspect for a case of concealment of birth, after a body of new born baby boy was found at an empty stand at Ratsaka village on Thursday, 15 June 2023 at around 16h00.

It is alleged that, the Police were notified about the incident and upon arrival with the emergency personnel, they found the said new born baby in the , unoccupied yard and he was certified dead at the scene. Following investigations a Zimbabwean woman aged 27 residing not far from the scene was arrested at the same village, on Friday 16 June 2023 at 07:30 in the morning.

The Provincial Commissioner of South African Police Service in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe applauded the members for managing to track down the suspect and arrest her.

She will appear before Morebeng Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 19 June 2023 facing a charge of concealment of birth.

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