Pupil in Cosas march dies after being pinned between two buses

2016-09-30 17:23

Johannesburg - A 17-year-old died after he was pinned between two buses during a march on William Nicol Drive, Sandton, on Friday, police said. 

It is believed the pupil was part of the Congress of the South African Students (Cosas) march at which the organisation handed over a memorandum to the JSE, Captain Kay Makhubele said.

Makhubele said the exact cause of the incident was not clear. 

The teenager was declared dead on the scene. 

However, when contacted Cosas secretary general Khulekani Skosana said the organisation was not in a position to comment on the matter yet.

"We are still engaging with the police about the incident. Once I have more details about the incident, I can confirm it," Skosana said. 

Makhubele said police are investigating a case of culpable homicide. 

Read more on:    cosas  |  johannesburg  |  protests

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.

/News
 

6 myths about male cancer

It is important to be aware of the most prevalent cancer diseases amongst men in our country.

 
 

You won't want to miss...

Who are the highest paid models of 2017?
10 gorgeous plus-sized models who aren't Ashley Graham
5 top leg exercises for men
10 best dressed men of 2017
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
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.