Gugulethu Woman Arrested for Allegedly Kidnapping Her Niece


According to reports on Friday, police arrested a 24-year-old woman in connection with the kidnapping of a seven-month-old baby, the baby is believed to be her niece.

The suspect and child were last seen together at the Cape Town International Airport last Wednesday.

Detectives have arrested the woman in Gugulethu on Friday morning and the child was found unharmed.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Andrè Traut said, “The case was reported to Gugulethu police station yesterday (Thursday) and an investigation led us to the suspect. The circumstances surrounding the matter are now under investigation,”.

A court date has not been determined.