Nyanga mother accused of trafficking 13-year-old daughter applies for bail



A mother from Nyanga who is accused of trafficking her 13-year-old daughter has applied for bail.

She appeared in the Wynberg Magistrates Court.

The 44- year -old woman is expected to return to court next week to receive her bail judgment.

According to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), the woman allegedly trafficked her teenaged daughter to a man in July.

She was arrested at the start of this month.

NPA spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila:

“The mother is charged with human trafficking for sexual exploitation and rape.”

“The girl’s ordeal came to the fore after she told her friend about her gruesome experience.”

“The mother was arrested after that but the police are still looking for the man.”

“More charges are likely to be added as the investigation continues.”

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