Johannesburg - Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi will on Friday visit an Ekurhuleni high school after a suspected gang member was set alight near the school.
The incident reportedly happened on Wednesday at Unity Secondary School in Daveyton.
Gauteng Education Department spokesperson Steve Mabona explained that the incident unfolded after community members disrupted schooling and dragged the suspected gang member to the school to point out a pupil alleged to be part of the gang.
"Upon not finding the learner, the gang member tried to escape but was accosted by the community, in full view of learners," Mabona said.
The suspected gang member was then allegedly set on fire by irate community members.