May 27, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

Writing about the main

School loses equipment and food parcels to arson, thieves

Police in Malamulele, Limpopo have launched a search for unknown suspects in the fire and robbery at Malamulele High School on Wednesday night.

Police spokesman Lt. Col. Mamphaswa Seabi said police are patrolling area when they noticed flames coming from the school grounds and proceeded to the scene.

“On arrival, the school was found to be on fire and the fire department was called. The school gates were locked and police broke the padlocks to gain access to the premises and found that the staff room block — which housed stationery, laptop computers, printing presses and other items — was on fire,” Seabi said /p>

It was also discovered that a classroom where the school was storing packets of food had been broken into. Packages were missing and others were scattered around the premises.

“A hole in the school’s wire fence was discovered and next to it were some food packages that had been dropped or left behind by the suspects.”

Anyone with information that may assist an investigation should contact Investigating Warrant Officer Mzamane Shivambu at 082-319-9724, the CID at 08600-10111 or the nearest police station.

Support independent journalism by subscribing to The Sunday Times. Only 20 R for the first month.