Woman in court for burn­ing child

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A WOMAN ac­cused of burn­ing a 2-year-old girl with hot wa­ter ap­peared in the Mma­batho Mag­is­trate’s Court yes­ter­day, North West po­lice said. The 39-year-old was granted bail of R500 and would ap­pear in court again on Jan­uary 23, Colonel Sa­bata Mokg­wabone said. She faces a charge of as­sault with in­tent to do griev­ous bod­ily harm. The tod­dler sus­tained burn wounds on her but­tocks at an early learn­ing cen­tre. The child soiled her­self and an em­ployee washed her with hot wa­ter,” Mokg­wabone said. – Sapa

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