Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Entertainment News

Shock As Mum Who Allowed Gangsters To R*pe Her 2-Year-Old Daughter Is Sentenced To Only 5 Years Imprisonment

Shock As Mum Who Allowed Gangsters To R*pe Her 2-Year-Old Daughter Is Sentenced To Only 5 Years Imprisonment


The woman who found the abused child in drug den pictured carrying her

According to local reports, there was serious shock and disbelief in court when a South African mother who was found guilty of allowing gangsters to rape and torture her two-year-old daughter, nicknamed Baby Nadia, was sentenced to only five years in prison.

The 27-year-old mother, who cannot be named to protect her child’s identity, alongside her friend, Ursula Paste, 32, were sentenced at the Parow Regional Court, Cape Town on Tuesday, July 20. 

Baby Nadia’s mother was sentenced to five years for child abuse and another five years for child neglect, however the sentences will run concurrently.

The Magistrate sentenced Paste to five years in prison, adding she could be released in just 10 months for good behaviour.

After being on trial for over two years, both were found guilty after the child was rescued from a drug den in 2019. They were charged with rape, attempted murder, child abuse and assault but were only found guilty of child abuse while the mother faced an additional charge of child neglect. This was due to no evidence linking them directly to the injuries on the child.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
See also  'Healthy' mum, 39, died 4 days after taking second coronavirus vaccine dose

The discovery by Debbie van Rensburg, 56, and her son Cisco, 27, sparked an uproar when it was revealed that the little girl had been raped, her genitals burnt, her tiny body bitten and her hair cut. 

None of the men who abused the child had been arrested as the two women have refused to name them.

Meanwhile, on Monday, Nadia’s mother stunned the court when she begged to pay a fine instead of doing jail time.

She cried in the dock as she told the magistrate that she didn’t want to go to prison but was prepared to pay a fine of up to R10 000 for her crime. She told the court that while in prison, she stopped using tik and was done with drugs.

“There are drugs there (in prison) but I told myself that it is not for me. My family will pay R5 000 or R10 000 if I am given a fine. I feel hurt that someone wants to adopt my daughter while I am here.” she said.

This Is coming after Debbie asked social workers if she could adopt and raise Baby Nadia, who is currently being kept in a children’s home.

See also  Nkechi Blessing Sunday flaunts her boyfriend, shares video of her kissing him

On her part, Ursula Paste asked the court to “maak klaar” (finish) with the case, and said she could pay a R5000 fine.



The mother of five sobbed in the dock, saying her children were suffering. I want to pay a fine of R5 000 if I cannot serve a sentence outside of prison,”
said Paste.

“I want the court to maak klaar with me because I am tired of this case and being strong for my family that worries about me. I have been in prison for two years and five months and I am tired. My eldest son has started drinking and smoking dagga while I am here. I agreed that I was neglectful but I didn’t see the child getting abused, and only gave that child a place to sleep.” she added.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

The defence lawyer said both accused had shown remorse for their actions and asked the court to consider fining them R5 000 or sentencing them to a maximum of five years in jail.

However, the state prosecutor called for a minimum of 10 years behind bars, saying the toddler had suffered.

See also  Jennifer Lopez Hanging with Ben Affleck, But Not Hooking Up

Reacting to the sentence, an emotional Debbie burst into tears and stormed out of the courtroom saying the justice system had failed Baby Nadia.

“I just started crying and walked out. How can the Magistrate fail a child like this?” she asked.

“I am still traumatised by what I saw and that child will never be the same again. How can he say Ursula must get parole after 10 months? That is mos nothing. Ek is baie hartseer, I can’t believe it.”



Debbie said after two years of attending court, she had hoped for a harsher sentence.

“I have been going to court for more than two years on my own with nobody supporting me and so many times I had to borrow money just for taxi fare to get there but I went because I was fighting for justice for this little child. Now the Magistrate says they got five years because they are mothers and first-time offenders but who lets that happen to a child? They are monsters, not mothers,” she said.



Source link

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Viral

A Nigerian man living in Brazil is currently fighting for his life after he was stabbed by his wife. Emeka ... Read more

Entertainment News

Following reports that senator, Dino Melaye and actress, Iyabo Ojo will be getting married soon, the actress has in a ... Read more

Entertainment News

After denying that he got his wealthy with the aid of Prohet Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere also known as Odumeje aka Indaboski, ... Read more

Entertainment News

Popular Nigerian Cross dresser, Bobrisky won’t cease to seek attention of his fans with his controversial posts these days. Bobrisky ... Read more

Viral

A little cute baby was found by the roadside with a short note from the mother who abandoned her. According ... Read more

Entertainment News

A Nigerian man identified as Oluwa femi Bankole has taken to social media to claim that embattled actress, Funke Akindele ... Read more

Viral

A driver has reportedly abandoned a suspected coronavirus patient identified as Alex on his way from Cotonou to Nigeria, Abeokuta. ... Read more

Entertainment News

Pregnant Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson has been called out by a Nigerian man based in the United States of America ... Read more

Viral

A  viral video has captured moments a native doctor in Arondizuogu, Imo state and some elders in the village were ... Read more

Viral

Finally Prophet Odumeje, aka the lion, has revealed the source of his money and power. Recall that the controversial prophet ... Read more

News

A bad experience and sad moment for both families of one Mr Samuel Yarling and His wife. It was reported ... Read more

Entertainment News

Famous ace Nollywood actor, Ernest Asuzu has been confirmed as a road side beggar after a prolonged battle with stroke. ... Read more

Entertainment News

A new video making the rounds on-line captures Veteran actor, Peter Odochie hugging actress Destiny Etiko tight from behind. The ... Read more

Entertainment News

Nollywood Actress,  Onyii Alex has revealed that her fellow colleague, Alex Ekubo is begging to date her, she disclosed this ... Read more

Viral

Popular Nigerian preacher, Prophet TB Joshua who trended on social media after prophesying that the novel coronavirus will vanish Friday, ... Read more

Entertainment News

Popular Nollywood star, Destiny Etiko who recently lost her father, has finally laid her father, Etiko John Anonde to rest ... Read more

Viral

A covid-19 patient who was also pregnant and expected to give birth to her baby dead has ended up giving ... Read more

News

Nigerian US-based rapper, Speed Darlington has publicly declared his great anger on BBNaija star, Tacha. The US-based artiste accused Tacha of being ... Read more

Entertainment News

Nollywood actress turned influencer and philanthropist, Tonto Dikeh, posted her throwback picture which prompted her to glorify God for her ... Read more

Copyright © 2021 SleekGist