Johannesburg – Police are investigating a case of murder after a Grade 12 learner fatally stabbed his teacher in the Free State on Thursday night.
Thirty-five-year-old physical science teacher Matefo Mphosela was stabbed at her house at about 9pm on Thursday.
The 21-year-old pupil, who cannot be named until he appears in court, is in police custody.
The motive for the killing is not yet known.
Free State Education MEC Tate Makgoe said the department was devastated by the incident.
“The learner, who is currently in police custody, allegedly attacked and stabbed the teacher at her house around 9 yesterday (Thursday) evening,” he said.
The crime, which has left educators and learners in…
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