Student stabbed to death, suspect allegedly killed by mob

Date:

SOUTH AFRICA – A Grade 9 pupil from eMbalenhle near Secunda in Mpumalanga in South Africa was stabbed to death on Monday, allegedly by a 24-year-old suspect, who was then killed by an angry mob.

According to police spokesperson Brigadier Leonard Hlathi, the 17-year-old boy was as on his way to school when he was suddenly attacked and stabbed by the man.

“The police were notified and they attended the scene where a case of murder was opened,” Hlathi said.

As police were gathering information on the incident, an angry mob then gathered and cornered the suspect. They allegedly assaulted him and he died of his injuries.

“Police were notified about the assault by some members of the public and they rushed to the scene. Medical personnel also arrived at the scene where they certified the man dead. Another case of murder was opened by police. No one has yet been arrested,” Hlathi said.

The provincial commissioner of police in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Mondli Zuma, and the MEC for the department of education, Bonakele Majuba, have strongly condemned the two murders.

“We strongly condemn the murder of a young boy who was on his way to school to prepare for his future; yet, his life was cut short under unclear circumstances.

“We also wish to urge communities not to take the law into their own hands,” said Zuma and Majuba.

The Citizen

Subscribe to our Youtube Channel:

Amuna Misso
Amuna Missohttps://www.faceofmalawi.com
For more Info: info@faceofmalawi.com

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:

Featured Video

click to play

Popular

More like this
Related

Govt to recruit role model teachers

Ministry of Education is set to hire 2, 605...

Gunmen kill 8 at South African birthday party

Gunmen killed eight people and wounded three others at...

PAC confirms Masauko Chamkakala as new DPP

The Public appointments Committee (PAC) of Parliament has confirmed...

Teacher Gets Her Leg Broken During A Fight With Student In Front Of Class

A shocking video showing a student physically attacking a...