Durban - A 32-year-old woman who allegedly threw her newborn baby out of a window has been arrested and charged for child abandonment.
KZN police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane said the woman is due to appear in the Verulam Magistrate's Court on Monday.
"A case of child abandonment was opened at Verulam police station after a woman allegedly gave birth at a workplace and threw the baby out of the window. The baby was taken to hospital for treatment and the suspect was arrested," said Zwane.
She was apprehended by members of Reaction Unit SA on Saturday in Cordoba Gardens in the Verulam area.
According to RUSA boss Prem Balram said the baby was found almost three metres below the window.