School shooting: Police arrest man

2011-08-04 00:00

AFTER a tip-off from primary school pupils, Cramond police last Thursday arrested Skhumbuzo Shandu (25) in connection with the attempted murder of school principal Thulani Gasa (45) at Nkashiyane Primary last week. Shandu appeared in the New Hanover Court on Tuesday and was remanded in custody until today.

According to police, Shandu came looking for the principal last Tuesday. He barged into the office and fired one shot at Gasa.

Police still do not know the motive. It was reported last week that Shandu first came to the school on Monday morning asking for Gasa, saying he wanted odd jobs. — WR.

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