A mother received 3 years imprisonment

The Warrenton regional court handed down a 3 year direct prison sentence to a 23 year old woman Ipeleng Tonyane following her failure to provide her 1-year-old baby with basic needs in Ikhutseng, on the 6th September 2022. The court heard that the accused left her baby in the care of her aunt and returned after 2 months to claim the child's grant money from the aunt. Police spokesperson sergeant Timothy Sam says the aunt refused as she, the mother was not capable of looking after her child and reported the matter to the police. Sam elaborates more...... “Insert” (IPELENG)

Journalist: Tsosangkgotla Mararang
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