Cape Town pupil stabbed to death at school

2017-10-16 19:20


Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Cape Town – A 17-year-old pupil was stabbed to death at a school in Delft on Monday morning, Western Cape police said.

The boy was found with a stab wound to his chest, and he died due to his injuries, police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said.

Rwexana said a fight had allegedly broken out between pupils at the school.

Three pupils, aged between 16 and 18, were arrested. Police were investigating a case of murder.

Jessica Shelver, spokesperson for Western Cape education MEC Debbie Schafer, said the stabbing was allegedly gang-related.

Rwexana said they would continue to monitor the school.

Anyone with more information about the incident was asked to contact the investigating officer Warrant Officer Adolf Petersen on 071 8916513 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

Read more on:    cape town  |  crime

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.