uMlazi: pupils steal from school

2010-10-27 00:00

WITH schools’ focusing all their efforts on matric examinations, thieves in uMlazi appear to be relentless in carrying out crime.

Two schools have been robbed in the area since the weekend.

The principal at Velabahleke High School at Umalusi’s H section was robbed at gunpoint moments after entering the school premises yesterday morning.

The robbers were allegedly after the salaries of teachers paid by the school governing body.

The thieves made off with the money and also stole the principal’s wallet and other personal items, including a cellphone belonging to a staff member.

Two matriculants were arres­ted after being linked to the burglary of Mzwamandla High School at the weekend.

They made off with the school’s 12 computers, a microwave oven, kitchen utensils, a radio and 30 boxes of printing paper.

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