15 year old learner hands himself to the police

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Tebogo Msimanga |

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 Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, 01 September 2021.

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.

Captain Mavela Masondo of Gauteng Police said the suspect arrived with his father at the Alexandra Police Station on Monday evening and handed himself over to the police.

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

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