Parents who are busy with their careers often seek the help of nannies. It is very convenient to have them around as they can take care of your precious ones while you are away. However, it is best to do a background check on the person who will be handling your child. You are never completely sure what a nanny is capable of doing to your kid.
A nanny has been charged with attempted murder after she was caught on camera while physically abusing a baby. Apparently, the child’s mother, Annamarie Theron began noticing bruises on the neck, shoulders, and soles of her nine-month-old daughter, Laila. It urged her to set up a hidden camera in the little girl’s room.
There, she caught their nanny throwing Laila to her crib like a rag doll. In the video, it can be seen that the hurtful woman was holding the baby by one shoulder.
She then lifts the child and throws her to the cot as if it would not hurt.
The baby began crying due to what she did, but she only ignored the child and left.
“It was very emotional watching it. I refused to sleep, eat or drink for a couple of days afterward. It’s difficult to imagine how long this has been going on for. I can see Laila is so, so broken after everything,” the heartbroken mother said.
The mother, a reservations and marketing manager at a lodge in Namibia and husband, Johan reported the incident to the police. Soon, authorities took the nanny into custody.
According to the Rekord, the nanny will be facing charges of child abuse, assault, and attempted murder. She has no bail set and will remain in the care of police up until October.
Watch the video below to see what the nanny did to poor Laila.
Here’s what netizens thought on the incident:
They expressed their support to the little girl and her mother.
What can you say about what the nanny did to the baby? What do you think the abusive woman deserves? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.