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Pre-trial conference for Groote Schuur baby snatcher

A pre-trial conference involving a woman accused of snatching a baby from Groote Schuur Hospital 18 years ago is expected to start in the Western Cape High Court on Friday. The 50-year-old accused, facing charges of kidnapping and fraud, was released on R5 000 bail in March. She stands accused[…]

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Alleged baby snatcher back in court

The woman who allegedly kidnapped a newborn baby girl from her hospital crib at Groote Schuur Hospital 18 years ago is expected to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday on charges of kidnapping and fraud. During the last court appearance, the matter was postponed for an indictment.[…]

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18-year-old kidnapping case heads to High Court

The matter against a woman accused of snatching a baby from Groote Schuur Hospital 18 years ago is headed to the Western Cape High Court. The 50-year-old Lavender Hill suspect appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Friday on charges of kidnapping and fraud. The matter was postponed to[…]

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Alleged baby snatcher in court

A woman who allegedly stole a newborn baby at Grootte Schuur Hospital 18 years ago, made her first appearance in the Cape Town District Court on Friday. Levina Sabena Solomon, 50, of Lavender Hill of the Cape Flats, appeared before magistrate Zamekhai Mbalo. Solomon was arrested on February 26 She[…]

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Missing child found after 17 years: Report

Zephany Nurse, who was snatched from Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town 17 years ago, has been found, Beeld reported on Friday. The woman who raised her, and allegedly took her, was taken into custody by the Hawks, following a DNA test and is expected to appear in the Cape[…]

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Hospital cleaner accused of baby theft

A Groote Schuur Hospital cleaner appeared in the Cape Town District Court on Monday for allegedly stealing a newborn baby from the maternity ward. Tobekaya Mgqaza, 35, was not asked to plead when she appeared before Magistrate Joe Magele. The matter was postponed to February 13, when she is expected[…]

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Snatched WCape baby found

A baby boy who was 12 days old when he was abducted from Cape Town’s Groote Schuur hospital on New Year’s Day, has been found, Western Cape police said on Saturday. Spokesman Captain FC van Wyk said a 24-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the crime. “Investigations led[…]

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