Alexandra’s school system was shaken by another fatal attack with students, the MEC Panyaza Lesufi in Gauteng announced on Friday.
A boy in the 9th grade of Alexandra High School died afterwards from his injuries In the hospital he is said to have been stabbed by another student on Thursday evening.
“The deceased student is said to have been stabbed to death by a 7th grade student at Pholosho Secondary School, also in Alexandra, at around 7pm
“The matter has been turned over to the police for further investigation into the circumstances surrounding this terrible incident,” said the Ministry of Education.
Lesufi said, “What happened is really sad and On this loss, we would like to express our condolences to the family and the school community. We also strongly denounce all acts of violence by our students. ”
He asked the school management to investigate this and take the necessary steps.
A week ago, a pupil in the 8th grade. Class was fatally stabbed by a 16 year old classmate at Pholosho Secondary School. He said he is campaigning for an intervention to ensure that violent students are taken to rehabilitation centers if convicted.