EC woman arrested for allegedly dumping week-old infant

Police investigations led to the arrest of the unnamed woman who will appear in court tomorrow.

The newborn was found in a water-furrow last week. Picture: Sxc.hu.

CAPE TOWN - A woman has been arrested for allegedly abandoning her week-old baby in Cradock in the Eastern Cape

The newborn was found in a water-furrow last week.

The police's Stephanie Smith said, "The investigating officer in this case followed up on some leads and managed to trace the mother of the baby to Steynsburg, where she was arrested. She will be appearing in court tomorrow."