Police have arrested a couple who allegedly abandoned their 3-month-old baby under a tree near a bus stop in Milnerton.
According to IOL, police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed the arrest, saying: “Two suspects aged 20 and 23, male and female respectively, were arrested in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday). The child is still with the social workers.”
They will appear at the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Friday.
Daily Voice reported on Tuesday that the couple was spotted dropping the baby under a tree near a MyCiti bus stop on Monday evening.
“The couple then walked in the direction of Joe Solve township, leaving the infant behind,” the report said.
The baby had been taken to Social Department.
Picture: Cape Town etc gallery
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