Thursday, September 13

Mahlatse Ramatseba

Meet 17 years student who stabbed teacher to death over 'feeding' argument at Ramotshere High school, North West in Zeerust

Boy who stabbed teacher to death at Ramotshere High school, Dinokana, North West in Zeerust over feeding

A learner allegedly stabbed and killed a teacher on Thursday at a school in Zeerust‚ North West.The name of the student will be made available in the next article.

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga was “appalled” after the death of Gadimang Daniel Mokolobate‚ 24.

“The stabbing incident happened in full view of a class that was in the process of writing an examination.

“The death of 24-year-old‚ Gadimang Daniel Mokolobate can only be described as an abhorrent travesty‚” Motshekga said
Motshekga said it was “heartbreaking” to lose a teacher who had “so much potential for greatness”.

Mokolobate allegedly reprimanded the learner on Wednesday for skipping the queue at the school’s feeding programme.

The learner was arrested and the provincial education department is offering counselling at the school.

The incident comes after a learner was arrested at the Eldorado Park Secondary School in Johannesburg on Wednesday after pointing a gun at a teacher.

Motshekga said delinquency and lawless in schools was unacceptable.

“Parents‚ communities and law enforcement agencies all need to play their role to ensure that together we raise caring‚ responsible citizens and that our schools are protected from evil elements that threaten to destabilise them.”

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