Pupil of class 1 is stabbed to death in school toilet on North West

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Makapanstad – A Grade 1 pupil was stabbed to death on Wednesday in a school toilet in Makapanstad, North-West, according to the department of basic education.

"A Level 1 student was stabbed several times, allegedly by a grade 11 pupil from another school, Mankala Technical High School, who had hidden in the primary school toilet," said spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga.

"It is said that the suspect apparently slept in the toilet at night without anyone knowing he was there." The deceased was one of the first to use & # 39; went to the bathroom in the morning and the class 11 pupil would have put it repeatedly. local clinic where he was unfortunately declared dead. & # 39;

He said that the director of the school managed to arrest the alleged perpetrator and handed him over to the police.

"It seems that the defendant knew the deceased, and it is said that he was in a romantic relationship with the older sister of the 1st degree, who is also with the suspect at the Mankala Technical High School. the younger brother, but the police will fully investigate the circumstance of this gruesome murder, "he said.

The incident took place at Dikeledi Makapan Primary School, in Makapan City.

North West Education member of the executive board (MEC), Sello Lehari, was expected to visit the school on Thursday.

In September of this year, mathematician Gadimang Mokolobate, 24, was stabbed to death by a 17-year-old student in a classroom at Ramotshere Moiloa High School in Dinokana near Zeerust in North West.

Angie Motshekga, minister of primary education, has expressed her deep sympathy with the pupil's family.

"Words can not understand the heartache of this tragic incident," she said.

African news agency (ANA)

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