Pupils to appear for murder

2012-10-23 16:47

Johannesburg - Two youths will appear in the Mossel Bay Magistrate's Court on Wednesday for killing a 19-year-old youth at a school in the area, said Western Cape police.

"It is alleged that the deceased was approached by the suspects during the morning break," Captain Malcolm Pojie said on Tuesday.

"A confrontation ensued and a fight apparently broke out between them," he said.

Thabani Mntini, 19, was stabbed in the face and chest. His assailants ran away.

Fellow pupils took Mntini to the school office. He died shortly after the police arrived.

The two youths were arrested in Kwanonqaba, Mossel Bay, on Monday.

- SAPA
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