Baby Siwaphiwe found unharmed

The one month old was found unharmed.
The one month old was found unharmed. PHOTO: Emergency Control SA

THE search for the missing baby, Siwaphiwe Mbambo, is over. This after police followed a lead about a suspicious vehicle that was intercepted near the Mariannhill Toll Plaza between midnight and 1am on Sunday morning. The one month old baby girl had been missing for more than a day after her mother was hijacked in Greyville on Friday.

Lt Col Thulani Zwane, spokesman for KZN SAPS said the baby was found unharmed in the vehicle and has been taken to a place of safety. Three people have been arrested in connection with the hijacking and abduction.

Zwane thanked SAPS, the community and everyone involved in helping find the baby. Zwane added that circumstances are pending the investigation and a formal statement will be released soon.

Hundreds of police officers, community members and rescue personnel have been working around the clock to find the one month old.

A formal statement will be released by the SAPS later today.

Update: Mother arrested for one month old’s kidnapping

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She was found in Marianhill. PHOTO: Emergency Control SA

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