News 25.10.2017 03:50 pm

Neighbour allegedly throws acid on toddler

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The suspect was arrested as soon as the case was reported, police say. WARNING: DISTURBING IMAGE.

According to Actonville police spokesperson Pheello Mothapo, a toddler was playing at the house of the accused, who is the neighbour of the youngster’s grandparents, when she got burnt, Benoni City Times reports.

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Nappy belonging to toddler who was burned by acid. Photo: Facebook

Nappy belonging to toddler who was burned by acid. Photo: Facebook

“A case of attempted murder was opened against the woman. She was arrested as soon as the case was opened,” Mothapo said.

“The case has been handed over to the police’s Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Investigations (FCS) unit.

“Police are investigating the matter.”

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– Caxton News Service

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