Nkatini High School Pupil stabbed to death

Photo supplied/ Limpopo SAPS.

By: Angie Nkuna

Malamulele- Police in Limpopo condemn the violent behaviour of some leaners and the carrying of dangerous weapons into school premises.

This condemnation follows an incident that occurred at Nkatini High School at Shigalo village outside Malamulele, where an 18-year-old pupil was allegedly stabbed to death by his classmate, also aged 18.

Police say the incident took place on Wednesday midday.

“It is alleged that the two had a fight during school hours and later, the suspect produced a sharp object and stabbed his school mate to death.

“The police were summoned, responded immediately and started with their initial investigations. The suspect was subsequently arrested on the spot. The murder weapon was also seized.

“The deceased was identified as Hloniphani Robert Golele from Shigalo village in Malamulele.

“The suspect will appear before Malamulele Magistrate Court Today, facing a charge of murder”, concludes Provincial Police Spokesperson, L.T. Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe.

The Saps Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba is saddened by this incident, especially in the manner in which the life of a young man was lost within the school premises.

“We call upon parents and guardians to join hands with the police and educators, to ensure that schools remain a safe environment at all times”, concluded General Ledwaba.