KZN deputy principal killed as he leaves school premises

2015-11-12 14:13
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Durban – A KwaZulu-Natal deputy principal was shot and killed at a school near Eshowe on Wednesday afternoon, the provincial education department confirmed on Thursday.

KwaZulu-Natal education MEC Peggy Nkonyeni said unknown assailants shot Nomyaca Secondary School deputy principal Thokozani Mkhwanazi several times as he was heading home.

He had been reversing out the school driveway when "a gunman came from nowhere and fired several shots at him".

She was heartbroken by Mkhwanazi’s death.

“He still had a huge role to play in society as one of our hardworking teachers. It is very sad our teachers and pupils have become soft targets.

"We do not know the motive for the killing, but are appealing to community members to come forward with any information that can help us get to the bottom of this,” Nkonyeni said.

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