ANOTHER STUDENT ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH SHOOTING A FELLOW CLASSMATE

LIMPOPO- A incident in a Limpopo school where a fellow student shot his classmate after a heated exchange on the school premise, a second suspect has been arrested.

The second pupil from Dzenga Tshivhase High School in Thohoyandou Limpopo has been arrested, the student is facing an allegation of his involvement in the attempted murder of another pupil.

The student who was shot, was admitted to hospital on Friday and released on Monday.

The second student arrested is a 15 year old student police spokesman Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said and the student was arrested on Sunday.

“Both learners were released on warning and into the care of their parents until their next appearance‚” he said.

All the accused will appear in the Thohoyandou Magistrate’s Court on March 8.

The boy who allegedly fired and shoot the victim used his father gun. His father is a 37 year old shop manager who was denied bail and his case was postponed to March 6 for further investigation.

The father faces a charge of negligence regarding the safekeeping of a firearm.

The main accused behavior was unusual, as a former student said the incident was out of his nature and no such incident had ever occurred at the school.

“We are shocked because nobody thought the suspect could do something like that. He is quiet and loved by everybody, ” he said.

Photo Credit-  Gold Coast Bulletin

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