Joburg school’s double tragedy – abduction and rape‚ then Ennerdal school shooting- father granted bail

JOHANNESBURG- Just hours before a teenager was allegedly accidentally shot dead by his father at a school in Ennerdale‚ Johannesburg‚ a 17-year-old learner from the school was abducted and raped.

Captain Mpande Khoza said that a  Grade-12 learner was walking home at around 2pm when she was grabbed by three men on Tuesday‚ “One of them had a gun. She was far from the school at the time. She was then raped by one of them in an open veld‚”

The 17 year old managed to break free and escape her attackers.

Khoza said no arrests have made.

Steve Mabona‚ spokesperson for the Gauteng Education Department‚ said they have already started supporting the learner and her family through psychologists at the school.

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi expressed his hurt over the double tragedy at the school. Writing in a post on Facebook‚ he said it had been a “sad day for education in our province”.

Father who allegedly accidentally shoot and killed his son, said he fall asleep in his car while he was waiting for his son outside his school, the teenager banged on the door‚ trying to wake him. The father produced a firearm. The child was shot in the chest.

Father appeared at Lenasia Magistrates court, where he was crying non stop during his appearance. The father Sibusiso Emmuanel Tshabalala was granted free bail after he admitted to shooting dead his son by accident.

Photo Credit- Times LIVE

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