Gauteng: Police arrest fellow learners following fatal stabbing Police have arrested a 19-year-old...
Gauteng: Police arrest fellow learners following fatal stabbing
Police have arrested a 19-year-old learner within hours after an incident wherein three learners were stabbed at a high school in Forest Hill, Johannesburg, on Monday 03 June 2019.
A 16-year-old leaner
was stabbed and certified dead outside the school premises, while two other learners, aged 15 and 16, were taken to a nearby hospital after sustaining stab wounds.
It is alleged that learners from Forest High School had a fight on Friday. The same leaners met today at the school and the fight resumed, where after three learners were stabbed.
The suspect fled the scene but police were able to trace him to Dobsonville in Soweto, where the 19-year old was arrested.
motive for the fight is unknown at this stage and police investigation is continuing.
The suspect will appear at Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday facing charges of murder and attempted murder.
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