KZN family reunited with girl but many questions go unanswered

KZN family reunited with girl but many questions go unanswered

The family of the three-year-old northern KZN girl who was found on Thursday after missing for several days say they're relieved and grateful she's alive - but they have many unanswered questions.

Yamkelwa Ndlanzi missing

Police officers found Yamkelwa Ndlanzi in a pit near her home in Khula Village in Dukuduku.

The little girl was last seen on Saturday playing with friends in her yard.

Police say her mother came out of the house to check on her but she was nowhere to be found.

Officers are investigating the circumstances around the child's disappearance.

Family spokesperson, Dawn Gounden says Yamkelwa is recovering well. 

"She was very dehydrated. She was rushed to the clinic and she was treated as an emergency trauma patient there. 

"She is doing well and now it's for the investigations to continue. Her being a minor, there are questions that aren't answered." 

Gounden says the family is still not sure what exactly happened.

"At that stage, it was unknown to the family because she went missing unknowingly and the first thing that parents and family are going to think is that it's a kidnapping. 

"Right now, due to the sensitive nature of the case, I myself cannot comment." 

Gounden thanked all those who joined in the search and prayed for the girl's safe return.

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