EMBALENHLE POLICE ARRESTED THE LADY WHO DISAPPEARED WITH THE 5 DAY OLD BABY
On Thursday 28 October at about 12:30 a mother reported that someone has stolen her 5-day old baby. The mother alleges that she was at the taxi rank with the suspect who introduced herself as a social worker helping young mommies who are not working.
While they were at the taxi rank with her baby, the lady(suspect) mentioned that she wants fries and asked the mother to buy fries for her. The lady went to buy at the nearest shop and the lady(suspect) offered to look after the baby as the mother quickly go to buy fries.
Unfortunately when the mother returns from the shop, the lady(suspect) was nowhere with the baby. The mother asked around about her whereabouts and it was mentioned that she got into a mini taxi, and the taxi was traced but it was in vain.
Until yesterday 2021-11-09 when an informant arrived at the Police station to give information about the lady (suspect) whereabouts, the informant was interviewed and that information was followed that led the police to Bethal.
As the investigation continued further information led the police back to eMbalenhle where they got a breakthrough. The police managed to discover the baby that was 5 days by then and arrested a 38 years of age suspect who pretended to be a social worker.
The eMbalenhle Station Commander applauded the sterling work that is done by D/Cst Khutjo Sekgobela and D/Cst Ayanda Jiyane.