Durban - The KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Education has described the murder of a school teacher in Folweni as a barbaric and heartless act.
Sboniso Nyawose, 49, was shot dead by two men while walking in the school corridor at Masuku Primary school on Gaze Makhanya Avenue on Tuesday.
Shawn Herbst, a spokesperson for Netcare 911 paramedics, said the teacher was shot in the head and abdomen.
Paramedics declared the teacher dead at the scene.
The MEC for Education in KwaZulu-Natal Kwazi Mshengu said he was in shock and disbelief after hearing about the incident.