Pupil stabbed to death at school

Weekend Post (South Africa) - - News -

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.

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