KZN pupil stabbed during fight at school

2016-03-02 16:32

Durban – A 20 year-old pupil from Siphesihle High School in Inchanga was stabbed on the school premises during a fight with a fellow pupil, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Wednesday.

Major Thulani Zwane said a case of assault was being investigated after the pupil was stabbed and taken to the hospital for treatment.

No arrest has been made.

KZN education department spokesperson Muzi Mahlambi confirmed the incident, saying there had been a long-standing feud between the pupils.

He said the department was investigating what happened.

Ward councillor Boy Shozi was not surprised when he heard about the incident.

“It is not the first time that pupils harm each other at that school. The matter is now bigger than the school and the parents and the community need to meet to discuss the tensions in the community.”

In 2010, The Witness reported that Nkosinathi Mtolo, 19, who was in grade 10, was shot dead at the school as pupils were leaving for break. It was believed at the time that the shooter was another pupil. 

It was not immediately clear what the outcome of that case was. 

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
ADVERTORIAL
Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.

/Sport
 

WATCH: Man films himself going down water slide upside down as things go very wrong…

What is at first an exciting tummy-turning adventure stunt, quickly turns into a scarily bad idea caught on camera. Take a look:

 
 

You won't want to miss...

WATCH: Conor McGregor: Notorious the trailer
Best date night restaurants in South Africa
WATCH: Ryan Reynolds offers fans a free tattoo in new Deadpool 2 teaser
Should you date your co-worker?
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

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 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.