Johannesburg - A woman has been arrested for child neglect in Katlehong, after she allegedly gave her six-month baby to another woman, Gauteng police said on Sunday.
The 34-year-old woman was arrested at the Kwefine hostel on Saturday after community members reported the incident to the police, Captain Mega Ndobe said.
The baby was taken to KwaZulu-Natal by the woman his mother gave him too.
“Police are trying to get the baby back from KwaZulu-Natal so that he can be taken to a place of safety,” said Ndobe.
The woman would appear in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court on Monday and would be charged with child neglect. - Sapa