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A GRADE EIGHT LEARNER WHO ALLEGEDLY STABBED AND KILLED A FELLOW LEARNER INSIDE THE SCHOOL PREMISES IN ALEXANDRA HANDS HIMSELF OVER TO THE POLICE: PARKTOWN
2021/08/31      |  Written By:  Captain M Masondo   |   Province:  Gauteng

PARKTOWN - A 15-year-old Grade eight learner, who allegedly stabbed and killed a fellow 16-year-old Grade eight learner inside the school premises in Alexandra, is expected to appear at the Alexandra Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, 01 September 2021.

The suspect arrived with his father at the Alexandra Police Station on Monday evening and handed himself over to the police.

It is alleged that the suspect was fighting with other learners during break time on Monday, 30 August 2021, at approximately 12h00.  He then went into the classroom and returned with a sharp object and stabbed one of the learners. 

The stabbed learner was certified dead inside the school premises. The motive for the killing and what triggered the fight is still under investigation.