Foetus found dumped at robots in Welkom


Welkom Police have launched a manhunt following the discovery of a foetus that was found dumped at an open space near the robots in Koppie Alleen Road in Welkom.

The discovery was made by a man who was collecting bottles for recycling on 4 May 2020. He noticed a strange plastic bag on the ground and upon inspection, found the foetus inside. The man thought at first that it was a doll but later realised that it was a foetus. He immediately alerted the police.

A case of concealment of birth was registered and the mother is still unknown.

Anyone with information regarding the incident, should contact investigation officer Constable Modiehi Monelloa on 057 391 6246 during office hours or on 071 743 0245