Start making sense of your financial wellness.

Watch the Sitholes every Thursday at 17h30 on e.tv

Soweto pupil's death still to be probed

Comment on this story


Digabane Primary School

THE STAR

Small lumps of sand, used to cover traces of blood, marks the spot where the five-year-old pupil was run over by a lawnmower. Picture: Antoine de Ras

Johannesburg - An investigation into how a five-year-old boy died at a Soweto school last month has yet to be launched, the Gauteng education department said on Wednesday.

The Grade R pupil died after being run over by a lawnmower at the school.

Spokeswoman Phumla Sekhonyane said the department would appoint independent investigators to conduct the probe.

“When there's an incident like this, we appoint someone externally so there is an independent view,” she said.

“We never use our own people so that there are no cover-ups or anything like that.”

The Grade R pupil died after being run over by a lawnmower at the school.

It was unclear whether anyone from the school had been held accountable.

Sapa


sign up
 
 

Comment Guidelines



  1. Please read our comment guidelines.
  2. Login and register, if you haven’ t already.
  3. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As)
  4. Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.

     

Join us on

IOL-Social networks IOL-Social networks IOL-Social networks IOL-Social networks

Business Directory