Women’s death-threat terror after fake news claims they dumped baby

A team of emergency workers battled for four hours to rescue a baby who had been dumped in a stormwater drain.
A team of emergency workers battled for four hours to rescue a baby who had been dumped in a stormwater drain.
Image: JACKIE CLAUSEN

A Durban mother and her daughter fear for their lives after somebody posted their pictures on social media, accusing them of being responsible for dumping a newborn down a stormwater drain.

The two have received death threats, with some people calling for them to be hanged, after news that they had been arrested went viral.

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