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Police investigating after two-year-old boy drowns in river

Feb 12, 2018
Police investigating after two-year-old boy drowns in river

Ngqamakhwe police have opened an inquest docket after two-year-old boy apparently drowned at a local river over the weekend.

"It is alleged that the mother of the two-year-old boy was busy cleaning her house at Sihlabeni Locality, Mpahleni Village, Ngqamakhwe, on Saturday morning," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The mother of the victim asked from other boys the whereabouts of her son.

"She was told he followed the dogs to the direction of the local river."

Apparently, when the mother followed to the direction of the river, she found her son in the river already passed away.