Trio nabbed for teacher, student murder
by NJABULO BUTHELEZI
DURBAN,(CAJ News) – THREE suspects will be arraigned in court soon following their arrest for the murder of a teacher and student at a school in the KwaZulu-Natal Provonce.
On Tuesday, police reported a 47-year-old educator was fatally shot by unknown men inside his classroom at Luvisi area in Nquthu.
He sustained five gunshot wounds. Two pupils were also injured in the shooting and taken to hospital.
One of the pupils died on arrival at hospital. The motive for the killing is unknown at this stage.
Nquthu police have registered cases of murder as well as attempted murder and immediately began with their investigation.
Within the hour three suspects were arrested and a firearm believed to be the murder weapon was recovered, police confirmed, adding the suspects were in custody.
The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Mmamonnye Ngobeni, congratulated Nquthu police for the swift arrests.
“Whilst we condemn the brutal manner in which this educator and pupil were killed, we are pleased that police were able to act swiftly and trace the suspects immediately after the crime was committed. We will ensure that we throw the book at them,” she said.
– CAJ News
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