Mom accused of murdering children applies for bail

A mother accused of poisoning her four children is seeking bail while she waits for her trial to begin. After a psychiatric evaluation, 24-year-old Zinhle Maditla was pronounced fit to stand trial for the December 2018 murders. #eNCA

JOHANNESBURG - The Mpumalanga mother who is accused of murdering her four children, is seeking bail while she awaits her trial.

Zinhle Maditla (24) allegedly poisoned the children, who were aged between 11 months and 8 years old.

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She handed herself over to police soon after the bodies (which had already begun decomposing) were discovered.

Maditla has undergone psychiatric and has been pronounced fit to stand trial.