Relative to appear in court for brutal murder of a child #ActAgainstAbuse KWAZULU-NATAL - It is alleged that on 26 November 2020 at 09:00, the grandmother was at her place of residence at Thembelihle area in Estcourt with her grandson aged three- years-old when a known suspect entered and took
the child .
On Friday, 27 November 2020, when the grandmother returned from work, she noticed that the child was not at home.
The suspect was questioned about the whereabouts of the child but he became violent.
That is when the family members decided to search for the missing child.
At 14:00, the child was found in the bushes with a nail inserted into his skull and mutilated.
The police were immediately alerted and responded to the scene.
A 36-year-old man was then placed under arrest for murder.