The Department of Education Has Released An Official Statement To The Public

The Department of Education Has Released An Official Statement To The Public

This comes in the midst of occurrences including 21-year-old school students the nation over.

In the Free Express, a 21-year-old Grade 12 student as of late cut Matefo Mphosela, a 35-year-old physical science educator, to death at her home late at night.

The police are testing conditions around the occurrence.

In Gauteng, a 21-year-old Grade 11 student was captured after lethally cutting a classmate at Qalabotjha Optional School in Vlakfontein.

The occurrence is thought to have been connected with gangsterism.

In the mean time, in KwaZulu-Natal, an additional 21-year-old is in court for supposedly assaulting a student on the school premises.

The news was affirmed to IOL by KZN SAPS representative Nqobile Gwala.

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The supposed occurrence happened in Pietermaritzburg last week, and the police affirmed, on Thursday, that the suspects were charged.

"We have captured three suspects between the ages of 16 and 21.

"The two, who are adolescents, were delivered into the authority of their folks.

"So the other one, who is still in care, is a 21 year old and will show up in court for a conventional bail application," said Gwala.

DBE representative Elijah Mhlanga, let IOL know that the educational system controls the time of adolescents who ought to be in school per grade.

"A few students become over age due to redundancy and schools are not permitted to pursue them away," he said.

He said social wrongdoing additionally considered the encounters of the young inside their networks.

He said guardians and watchmen ought to have their impact to guarantee that such way of behaving was not seen at schools.