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Teacher accused of killing kids gets bail

2012-04-19 17:25

Johannesburg - A Limpopo teacher accused of knocking over and killing two primary school pupils was granted bail by the Mankweng Magistrate's Court on Thursday, police said.

William Tshwale, 37, a teacher from the Ramabu High School in Dikgale, was granted R2 000 bail, Constable Moses Molepo said.

The case was postponed to June 5. Tshwale faces two charges of culpable homicide. He was driving home from work around 15:30 on Monday when he allegedly struck the children.

Maite Matlala and Karabo Tauyatswala, both 7-years-old, were from the Sebayeng Primary School in Mankweng. They died on the scene.