Video Abuse Mother Breaks Her Silence I Am Not Abusing Her
The woman who set social media on fire following a video of a child allegedly being abused went viral has dismissed reports that she is ill-treating the girl.
According to Zimbolivenews the mother, a Zimbabwean hairdresser based in Cape Town in South Africa, also denies reports that she has taken her life.
The woman only identified as Mai Natasha also said social welfare officials visited her with the intention of collecting the child.
“I am alive and strong,” said the mother.
“Relatives of the girl’s father are with me as we speak and we were surprised to learn from social media that some are saying I hanged myself.
“That is not true at all.
“South Africa social welfare officials visited me today at my workplace and I led them to my house where they interviewed my neighbours.
“They left satisfied that the child is safe and sound.
“The video clearly shows that I was not beating her but she cried over seeing her mother expressing harsh words.
“The father wanted to use social media to find ways of taking the child from me that is why he posted the video but it failed to work,” said the mother.
According to the publication, one of the father’s family members said the family is meeting to find the best way to resolve the differences
“Mhuri pamwechete nevazukuru vakaungana kuti tikurukure nyaya iyi asi zvekuti mai vemwana vakafa ndezvenhema vapenyu uye mwana arikufara chose akasimba arikutodya,” he said refusing to disclose his name.