Police nab woman over foetus

A 26-year-old Tembisa woman has been arrested for concealment of birth.

A 26-year-old Tembisa woman has been arrested for concealment of birth.

Police Constable Tebogo Sesing said yesterday: "The woman went to Tembisa Hospital on Tuesday as she was bleeding.

"A nurse questioned her as to whether she had an illegal abortion, but she claimed she didn't."

He said the nurse called the police who then visited the woman at her home.

"Police searched her house and found the foetus wrapped up in a jersey in the bathroom. She was arrested and held at Tembisa police station."

Sesing said another foetus was also found in the veld at Hospital Gardens in Tembisa on Monday by a passerby. - Sapa

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