Matric pupil suspended after allegedly hitting a teacher with a brick

Johannesburg- Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has confirmed that a matric pupil has been removed from a school in Randfotein after he allegedly assaulted a teacher with a brick.


The Department of Education spokesperson Steve Mabona told news24 that this incident to have taken place on the 21st of October and the pupil was suspended by the Department of Education.


According to a tweet that has gone viral this incident took place in the school’s ground after school.

However the Department of Education has given this pupil a chance to write his final exam, but he will write the exams in another school.


Lesufi  said in a tweet “The learner responsible for this was arrested and removed from our school. The teacher will receive support:

Mabona also added by saying, “We are investigating circumstances surrounding the incident accordingly. It is important that both educator and learner safety is our priority and we will continue to strive towards a safe environment for all”.


He also told the media that this matter is being investigated further it is in the list of their priorities and that it is receiving all the attention it deserves.

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