A woman, who filmed her colleague allegedly abusing minor children at a Carletonville nursery school is expected to appear in court next week, following her arrest.
Police have not yet confirmed when the arrest took place.
Its alleged that she tried to bribe the owner of the creche after showing her the videos.
The woman is expected to appear together with her colleague in the Oberholzer Magistrates Court on May 7.
he woman’s 40-year-old colleague, who has not been named, was arrested on March 26 and appeared in court on charges of assault two days later.
Gauteng MEC for Social Development Nandi Mayathula-Khoza closed the crèche earlier this month, after the videos of the alleged abuse went viral on social media.
“We have decided to close down this early childhood development centre. I … learnt about this situation today. I was sent a clip during a meeting and I was deeply disturbed by what I saw and that is why I decided to come here,” said Mayathula-Khoza said at the time.
In one of the videos, the caregiver can be seen repeatedly slapping a toddler. The motive for the slapping is not known.
In another video, a young girl is forced to clean up after having vomited. The child is slapped on her buttocks. In a third video, a toddler is slapped for what appears to be a refusal to sleep.