Two teens held for murder of pupil

2015-03-24 11:04

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Durban - Two teenagers were arrested in connection with the murder of a 15-year-old school pupil in Gingindlovu, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Tuesday.

"Two suspects aged 18 and 19 were traced and arrested after they were located to a homestead in Gingindlovu where they were hiding," said spokesperson Colonel Jay Naicker.

The victim was returning home from school last week with his friends when they were attacked by pupils from another school, Naicker said.

"He was stabbed and taken to hospital where he later died. His friends managed to flee without any injuries."

The two teenagers were charged with murder and were expected to appear at Gingindlovu Magistrate's Court soon.

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