After a video of a 21-year-old mom and her 19-year-old buddy who allegedly recorded themselves encouraging a toddler to drink alcohol and smoke dagga went viral, the pair had been arrested and made to face the court docket.
The each appeared earlier than the Dzanani Justice of the Peace’s court docket in Limpopo on Thursday and had been granted bail.
In line with police spokesperson Brig Motlafela Mojapelo, they had been launched on bail of R2,000 every.
“They’re anticipated again in court docket on September 30 2020. The bail situations are that they can’t entry the kid, who has been moved to a spot of security, and mustn’t intervene with police investigations,” stated Mojapelo.
The Nationwide Prosecuting Authority (NPA) stated they’re confronted with two costs.
“They face costs of contravening the Kids’s Act, 38 of 2005 [child abuse] and contravening the Catastrophe Administration Act 57 of 2002 [related to alcohol and smoking],” stated NPA spokesperson in Limpopo Mashudu Malabi-Dzhangi.
The ladies had been arrested final week after movies of their alleged crime went viral on Social media.
The movies exhibits the 21-year previous mom giving her two 12 months previous son dagga and alcohol to eat whereas the voice of the 19-year-old confederate was heard within the background, indulging the boy to do as he was informed.
Mojapelo stated the kid is not within the care of his mom. He has already been handed over to his grandmother.