A 20-year-old Limpopo matric learner has been found dead with stab wounds during a school camp at the Ben Hlongwane High School in Tsamahantsi, outside Mokopane.
Philemon Nkomo’s body was found in the early hours of Sunday morning on the school premises. Nkomo has been camping with other learners at the school since the 28th of last month to prepare for matric exams.
The school says the learner had been upset after he was ordered to wash dishes as punishment for misbehaving.
Philemon’s mother Maria Nkomo broke into tears as she is struggling to take the pain of losing her firstborn child.
“I spoke with him for the last time and saw him on the 18. It’s painful and not acceptable what happened to my son. I never thought he would come back dead from school camp. I was…