Pupil stabbed to death at school
An 18-year-old Eastern Cape pupil has been stabbed to death in class‚ allegedly by a fellow pupil.
The incident took place at a secondary school in Peddie.
A 16-year-old pupil had been arrested and charged with murder‚ provincial police spokesperson Captain Mali Govender said.
She said the pupils had fought over a missing cellphone.
The pupil had died instantly from stab wounds at 3pm on Thursday‚ Govender said.
Also this week, a pupil allegedly stabbed and killed a teacher on Thursday at a school in Zeerust‚ North West, and at Eldorado Park in Johannesburg‚ a pupil was arrested on Wednesday after pointing a gun at a teacher.