Twitter weighs in on Forest High School stabbing: 'Parents must check in with their children'
South Africans are reeling in shock and anger following the murder of an 18-year-old grade 8 pupil who was stabbed to death allegedly by a grade 11 pupil.
The incident took place at Forest High School in Turffontein on Monday. The fight saw two other learners being admitted to hospital after sustaining stab wounds.
Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi broke the news on Twitter as he made his way to the school.
Scores of people are pleading with parents to "check in with their children", while others have praised the police for arresting the alleged perpetrator.
This is very sad and painful, we are optimistic that the MEC will find a lasting solutions to these challenges, as a member of this community indeed we are ravaged by crime on daily basis, I have been a victim myself, more police visibility #ForestHighSchool— Entrepreneur-0114340174/0603234241 (@OhNganeYami) June 4, 2019