A teenage boy has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his classmate to death at the Thuto Tiro Comprehensive School in Sebokeng.
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi visited the school this afternoon and spoke to the grade 9 boys’ parents.
It’s understood a 15-year-old boy stabbed a 14-year-old boy with a pair of scissors in a classroom, during change of lessons.
Lesufi’s office says police are investigating claims that the boys were fooling around, when the incident happened.
Counselling will be provided to the boys’ families, teachers and pupils.
A learner at Thuto Tiro Secondary School in Sebokeng was fatally stabbed inside the classroom moments ago. Together with our team we are on our way to the scene
— Panyaza Lesufi (@Lesufi) October 7, 2019
#GDENews It is woth sadness and shock to inform that a Learner was this morning stabbed to death by another learner with scissors at Thuto Tiro Comprehensive school at Zone10 Sebokeng. MEC @Lesufi is rushing to the scene Cc . @Steve_Mabona
— Gauteng Education (@EducationGP) October 7, 2019
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