School ‘invaders’ call for suspended head’s return

2011-02-10 00:00

IN KZN’s hinterland, rural stick-wielding matriculants and community members yesterday morning invaded Mthaniya Combined School near Weenen, disrupting classes and frightening the young pupils.

Eyewitnesses, who want to remain anonymous, say the group demanded the reinstatement of the school’s principal, Mrs D.E. Khumalo, who was suspended in November 2009 on allegations of fraud.

“They chased away the 21 teachers and assaulted a cleaner, leaving her with a bruised eye,” said a source.

“Most pupils were frightened and shocked and the little ones are traumatised.”

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