The Bonteheuwel mother arrested for child pornography is back in court

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The case against a 32-year-old woman from Bonteheuwel on the Cape Flats who was arrested for allegedly selling naked photographs of her four-year-old daughter resumes on Thursday in the Bishop Lavis Magistrate’s Court.

The woman was arrested in July following an investigation by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in the Western Cape says the FBI discovered it on the internet and an agent from Homeland Security acted as a buyer and traced her to Bonteheuwel via geo-tagging.

Western Cape NPA spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila says the woman faces charges of manufacturing of child pornography, possession of child pornography, distribution of child pornography and financial gain from child pornography and rape.

The suspect is yet to apply for bail.

The possession of child pornography is a crime: