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One-Year-Old Allegedly Raped At Durban Daycare Facility

Despite opening a case, the police have not made an arrest. The mother faced additional challenges when a social worker threatened to take away her child due to her social media posts about the incident.

A Durban mother is seeking justice for her one-year-old daughter, who was allegedly raped at a daycare facility in Newlands East. The accused is the husband of the daycare owner.

According to the distraught mother, the incident occurred when the other children were taken for swimming lessons, leaving her daughter behind because she was not yet fully potty-trained.

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The mother noticed swelling and redness around her daughter’s vagina while bathing her. Initially dismissed as nappy rash, further examination revealed signs of abuse.

Despite opening a case, the police have not made an arrest. The mother faced additional challenges when a social worker threatened to take away her child due to her social media posts about the incident.

The child was examined at Mahatma Gandhi Hospital, where evidence of penetration was found.

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Disturbingly, there are allegations that the same man raped another young girl at the daycare facility. Dr. Nadia Bernon, an activist, expressed outrage and called for immediate arrest and the closure of the facility during the investigation.

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The Newlands East Humane Society insists that the court refuse bail once the accused is apprehended. KwaZulu-Natal police have confirmed that a rape case has been opened and is under investigation by the Inanda Family Violence, Child Protection, and Sexual Offences Unit

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Parusha Naidoo for SurgeZirc SA
Parusha Naidoo for SurgeZirc SA
Parusha Naidoo is a skilled journalist who writes local and world news for SurgeZirc South Africa. With a passion for delivering accurate and reliable information, Parusha has become a trusted voice in the news industry. With years of experience in the field, Parusha has developed a keen eye for identifying important stories and presenting them in a clear and concise manner.
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