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[PHOTOS] Mother Pleads Guilty To Killing Her Four Children With Rat Poison

[PHOTOS] Mother Pleads Guilty To Killing Her Four Children With Rat Poison

A mother whose name is Zinhle Maditla – a South African, Pleaded guilty to a four count charge today (9th of Sept.) for killing her four children with rat poison.

Maditla who confessed to killing her children when arraigned in a Middelburg High Court, said her anger and frustration stemmed from getting to know that the father of two of her children was with another woman.

[PHOTOS] Four Children With Rat Poison in South Africa
Minenhle (8), Blessing (6), Shanique (4) and Ettiene (11 months)
were found murdered in their home in Klarinet. Image: citizen.co.za.

In her plea statement which was read out by her lawyer,  the Mpumalanga resident revealed she also took the rat poison. She went on to ask the court for mercy.

“I admit I have no defence in law for my conduct on that day. I request the court for mercy.
“I went back home, I sat in the taxi emotional and crying I saw a hawker selling rat poison I took R10 and bought poison with the intention to kill myself and my children” she said. 

Read tweets below….

So this case has been adjourned till tommorow 10th of September.

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