‘Traumatised’ Amy’Leigh in hospital with stomach ulcer

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‘Traumatised’ Amy’Leigh in hospital with stomach ulcer

The kidnapping ordeal has also left the six-year-old too frightened to go to school, court hears

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Amy’Leigh De Jager’s parents had to beg her to go to school on the first day of third term on Tuesday.

This is according to prosecutor Luanda Ngcobo, who said she had consulted with Amy’Leigh’s mother on Tuesday, before the bail hearing of Tharina Human, 27, Laetitia Nel, 40, and Pieter van Zyl, 50. They are accused of snatching Amy’Leigh from her mother’s arms at Laerskool Kollegepark in Vanderbijlpark on September 2.

“I spoke to the mother this morning. She said they had to beg her to go to school. She is frightened. She’s traumatised,” Ngcobo told the Vanderbijlpark Magistrate’s Court...

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