| Mpumalanga nurse and his mother arrested for allegedly assaulting 12-year-mature girl

  • Police in Mpumalanga arrested a nurse and his mother in connection with the assault of a 12-year-mature girl.
  • The mum allegedly pinned down the girl while her son administered blow after blow on the sufferer.
  • The 2 are out on bail and are anticipated back in court docket subsequent month.

A nurse from Mbombela and his mother were charged with the “brutal” assault of a 12-year-mature girl they claimed used to be “being disrespectful”.

Siphosethu Sean Nkuna, 30, a nurse, allegedly beat the girl closing weekend while his 52-year-mature mother Class Mercy Nkosi pinned her down, Mpumalanga police spokesperson Brigadier Leonard Hlathi acknowledged on Saturday.

“Images of the girl with bruises on her face were broadly circulated on social media. Siphosethu, a local nurse, claimed that he used to be disrespected by the girl, attributable to this reality the assault. Nkosi is asserted to hold pinned the girl down proper by the incident. Nkuna claimed he used to be teaching her a lesson for being disrespectful, but in line with the law, this amounts to assault as nobody has the steady to inflict bodily difficulty on a baby,” Hlathi acknowledged.

He acknowledged the girl flagged down a police automobile patrolling the station on Monday and told officers about her ordeal. She used to be taken to scientific institution for scientific assistance. Police registered a case of assault with intent to assemble impolite bodily hurt on her behalf and arrested the mother and son.

Hlathi acknowledged the two hold looked within the Chief Albert Luthuli Magistrate’s Court docket and are both out on bail.

They had been anticipated to seem in court docket all once more on 15 April.

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