Newly born baby found inside pit toilet

EASTERN CAPE – Butterworth Police are investigating a case of child abandonment. It is alleged that on Friday, 29 November 2019 at about 18h30 a tenant went to a toilet at Nkanini Locality, Ndabakazi Village, Butterworth. When she opened the toilet, she was shocked to find a baby just inside the toilet not in the hole of the toilet.

Members of the local community were alerted and the matter was reported to Butterworth Police. An ambulance was organised which rushed the baby girl to Butterworth Hospital. No one has been arrested yet. Butterworth Police appeals to anyone who may have seen the suspect leaving the baby in the toilet to contact Butterworth Police at 047 401 1124.

Source: South African Police Service