The 4-year-old victim in the shocking abuse video was brutally assaulted until she lost consciousness, says Aroona Chetty, the director at the Phoenix Child and Family Welfare Society.
“She was unconscious, had a blood clot on the brain, her hands were bruised and her body and legs were severely swollen. Her condition was very bad.”
Chetty says the four year old victim is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed medical facility. She says the child will be moved to a place of safety while Child Welfare conduct their own investigations.
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Meanwhile, charges against the mother and accomplice boyfriend has been escalated to attempted murder. The duo is expected back in court on 11 April 2018.
The mother has accused her boyfriend of threatening to kill her if she did not assault the baby while he recorded in a statement given to the police.
People expressed anger yesterday as the shocking video flooded the social media.