Girl, 15, in court for killing pupil

2013-03-05 11:53
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Johannesburg - A 15-year-old girl is expected to appear in the Randfontein Magistrate's Court on Tuesday on a murder charge, the Star reported.

She was reportedly accused of stabbing a fellow pupil when they started fighting while walking home from school on Friday. Both girls were pupils at Lukhanyo Secondary School, in Mohlakeng, near Randfontein.

Captain Appel Ernst told the newspaper the victim, Keamogetswe Sefularo, was taken to hospital.

"The victim died due to her injuries, and the suspect was arrested the same evening," she said.

The Grade 9 pupil appeared in the Randfontein Magistrate's Court on Monday and was denied bail.

"The case was postponed to Tuesday, A report from a social worker was ordered for further court proceeding. The suspect is in custody."

Gauteng education spokesperson Charles Phahlane told The Star the girl had been suspended from the school.

EWN reported that Sefularo said two or more people attacked her, and was able to name the person who stabbed her before she died.

Police are investigating claims that the attackers were part of a satanic cult.
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