Mother of the baby rescued from a storm water drain to appear in court

19 February 2019, 6:11 AM
The mother of the baby who was rescued from a storm water drain in Newlands East north of Durban last week will appear in court soon and will be charged with attempted murder.
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Malema lambasts BlackMonday march 2 November 2017, 3:57 PM

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