The Rusthof Secondary pupil has been taken to hospital after being stabbed by his schoolmate, allegedly while they were gambling.
Apparently, his opponent lost and demanded his money back. The boy was stabbed in a fight.
“We are extremely concerned with the aggressive nature of the incident and that the learner had a knife with him on school premises,” said the provincial Education MEC spokesperson Jessica Shelver.
It is also reported that the victim is now in a stable condition.
The school will follow disciplinary procedures in terms of their code of conduct.