The 24 year old who is believed to be mentally sick was arrested in her home in Zibokwane village near Mozambican boarder.
This after a neighbour reported that the woman was seen attacking her baby at down.
“We have arrested a woman who seemed to be mentally ill when she was found killing her daughter. Police who were on duty attended to the complaint,” said Tonga police spokesman Lieutenant Mzwandile Nyambi.
“Upon their arrival they found the deceased lying on the ground with bite marks on the upper body and scratch marks on the neck.”
After the arrested the mom was taken to a hospital where she is kept under heavy police guard.
Local police commissioner sent a message arguing the community to be careful with who they leave the kids with.