South African Officer Praised for Catching Baby Thrown from Roof
A 38-year-old man who flung his infant child from the roof of their shack during a demolition process at the Joe Slovo informal settlement faces a charge of attempted murder. Luckily the one-year-old child was caught before her father was arrested.
"I saved a life yesterday," Constable Luyolo Nojulumba said with a smile at a media briefing.
"The first thing in my mind was just to save that baby... we wanted to make sure that the baby would not fall down," Constable Luyolo Nojulumba said.
"As the man was grabbed by police, he threw his child [from] the roof. Fortunately, a member of the metro police caught the girl and the father was arrested," police spokesperson Captain Andre Beetge said.
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