Sudden death of Grade 10 pupil

2017-03-08 06:03

A TEENAGER’S family has opened a case with the Greytown SAPS to investigate the sudden death of 17-year- old Siboniso Majola.

A Grade 10 pupil at Buhlebuyeza High School, Siboniso was a healthy normal young man looking forward to his 18th birthday the following week.

But on Monday February 13 he complained of violent, painful abdominal pains. He went to the clinic where he was treated and then went home.

On the Wednesday Siboniso was back at school enjoying himself at the school’s Valentine Day function.

But that relief was short-lived and on Sunday February 19 he was in such severe pain that the family asked a neighbour to drive him to Greytown Hospital. At the hospital he was seen by a doctor who put him on a drip and then discharged him with medication to take at home.

Siboniso’s aunt, Mrs S. Bhengu told Greytown Gazette she got an urgent call from his grandmother early on Tuesday morning saying that the teenager was really ill and could not see. Mrs Bhengu said she went straight to the youngster, but he had died.

The family have opened a case of suspicious death for investigation by Greytown SAPS.

A spokesperson for the Department of Education confirmed it had received a report from Buhlebuyeza that a pupil had died.

A Durban newspaper report last week claimed that a gang had been stealing food from girls at the school and it was alleged that a bottle of juice had been “poisoned” to prevent further thefts.

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