Young mom dumps baby (aged 4 months)
Baby girl was wrapped in a blanket and dropped off in the bush near an informal settlement
A woman has been arrested for dumping her four-month-old baby girl in bush at an informal settlement in Butterworth, Eastern Cape police said on Friday.
The baby, wrapped in a blanket, was found by residents on Thursday, Captain Jackson Manatha said.
They flagged down patrolling police, and the baby was taken to a local hospital.
A short while later police found the 19-year-old mother.