Mum arrested for feeding marijuana to son (8)

Mum arrested for feeding marijuana to son (8)
Published: 2014 December 12 15:46:21 (6492 Views)
31-year-old Sophie Fikile Nkomo, of Mangweni village in SA, allegedly fed her eight-year-old son marijuana.

She pleaded guilty to possession and was sentenced to two months' imprisonment with an option to pay a R2000 fine by the Tonga Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

The sentence was suspended for five years.

Nkomo told the court she had used dagga to heal her son from a chest ailment.

"My inyanga told me to get dagga and cook for my son to drink because he was concerned that my son was not getting better," she said.



She also apologised for getting into trouble with the law.

Magistrate Hazel Khoza said Nkomo was only sorry because she was caught.

She said the mother of three had exposed her children to drugs.

"You put your son's life at risk by giving him dagga liquid to drink and you exposed the rest of your kids to drugs at the early age."

Nkomo was arrested on December 3 when police found her in possession of dagga weighing less than a kilogram.

"Lady, you are a single mother. I will give you a suspended sentence to go back home and take care of your kids," Khoza said.



Source - SAPA

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Ahh marijuana is the healer !

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