Pregnant mom, 29, to appear in court for allegedly assaulting her daughter

A 29-year-old pregnant mom is expected to appear in court for allegedly assaulting her daughter after hitting and poured hot water on her.

According to News24, her father, 37, laid a complaint on behalf of the 14-year-old girl, who resides with him.

According to police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo, the girl’s mother found her sleeping at home in Ga-Maja, woke her up and started to “assault her with wood”. After the attack, she allegedly poured hot water on her.

The teenager sustained several injuries and was taken to a local hospital.

The 29-year-old mother was arrested and given a warning to appear in court at a later date because she is pregnant.

She will appear in the Lebowakgomo Magistrate’s Court on 28 August after giving birth.