Limpopo Edu Dept confirms teen bragging about Themane killing has been arrested
Limpopo MEC of Education spokesperson, Sam Makondo has confirmed that five school pupils allegedly involved in the murder of Thoriso Themane in Polokwane have been arrested.
A group of teenagers alleged to have been involved in the attack took to social media to boast about it.
Makondo says the five suspects includes the pupil featured in the video circulating on social media who can be heard saying that nothing will happen to him because his father is a police officer.
No one is above the law.Sam Makondo, Spokesperson - Limpopo MEC of Education
Makondo says the incident took place at the Flora Park dam outside the school premises.
It is quite a concern and a matter which we need to work together as a society.Sam Makondo, Spokesperson - Limpopo MEC of Education
Alone as a department it is not a matter we can succeed. Parents need to check in the mornings what is in the school bags.Sam Makondo, Spokesperson - Limpopo MEC of Education
The department is discouraging the carrying of dangerous weapons to school but are these things discouraged in the communities?Sam Makondo, Spokesperson - Limpopo MEC of Education
The murder of Thoriso Themane has sparked the #Justiceforthoriso on Twittter.
To hear the rest of the conversation, listen below:
Dr David Khoza, Executive manager of Applied Geosciences at the Council for Geosciences explains the effects of earthquakes.Read More
Many people in Cape Town have already felt the aftershock of the tremors and have reported it on social media.Read More
"It’s time to stop arresting drug users," Deputy Minister of Social Development Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu told the UN this week.Read More
"The court was filled with armed police officers," says Shamiela Fisher. "Kilian wore a hooded top that he never removed once."Read More
At its peak, South Africa ranked 5th in the world. The country ranks 13th by the total number of deaths.Read More
"Zondo’s comments at the end of the hearing; it was just so bleak! A sombre, grim end to a day," says journalist Erin Bates.Read More
Outa's Stefanie Fick urges the speedy investigation of allegations against the suspended COO of the National Lotteries Commission.Read More
"There was resistance," says City Power's Isaac Mangena. "Security told us, 'Why are you here? Politicians stay in this area!'"Read More
The originator of the scheme is the man behind the 'Drive a new car for R699 a month' fiasco years back, warns Wendy Knowler.Read More
The popular site reopens from today (Wednesday) but is operating a strict no mask, no entry policy according to SANParks.Read More