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State argues Zephany Nurse's alleged kidnapper bought baby for R3000

The state has begun its cross-examination of the the woman accused of abducting Zephany Nurse at Groote Schuur Hospital in 1997 and claims the woman ordered the baby for R3000.

The state has asked the accused to explain why she would take a new-born child from a stranger who could not provide sufficient personal details such as her last name, office address or telephone number.

EWN's Shamiela Fisher on Monday reported the accused seemed calm on the witness stand, despite pressure from the prosecution.

So far the state has asked the accused to explain to them why anyone would take a baby from a woman she only knows by first name.

Shamiela Fisher, EWN reporter

The state is saying that the accused had 18 years to fabricate her story. The state is exploring the fact that she ordered or bought the baby for R3000 with the help of someone.

Shamiela Fisher, EWN reporter

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