14-year-old arrested for fatally stabbing fellow pupil at Evaton school

September 11, 2019

VAAL TRIANGLE - The Gauteng Education Department says a 17-year-old pupil has been killed by a 14-year-old fellow learner at Tokelo Secondary School in Evaton, Vaal Triangle. It is alleged the two pupils started fighting over a cellphone, which resulted in the suspect stabbing the victim with a knife on the chest. The 17-year-old grade 10 pupil who was stabbed, died on the scene. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has expressed shock at the incident. The department's spokesperson Steve Mabona said the police are investigating the matter and have already arrested the perpetrator. Mabona said they have already sent the team of professionals to provide counselling and necessary support to the school population, teachers and everyone involved in the school.
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