A brutal fight that took place at Mateane Primary School in Diretsane led to a pupil’s death. According to the reports, a 13-year-old learner stabbed his 14-year-old fellow classmate to death. The murder was performed with a pair of scissors.
The incident started on Tuesday morning as several classmates began arguing with each other outside the premises. Soon the heated dialogue turned into a brawl.
“It is alleged that around 10:30 two Grade 5 learners were fighting and one of them was the suspect’s friend. The suspect allegedly tried to separate the two and as he was trying to separate them, the deceased attacked him,” North West police spokesperson, Captain Sam Tselanyane said.
According to him, the young murderer retaliated and stabbed his opponent thereafter.
Soon after the police officers managed to arrest the suspect and detained him at Bosasa Child and Youth Care Centre.