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RUSTENBURG - A 17-year-old school boy accused of stabbing a seven-year-old Grade 1 boy to death in Makapanstad appeared in the Moretele Magistrate's Court in Temba on Tuesday, North West police said. 

Spokesperson Colonel Adele Myburgh said the case against the teenager was postponed to Thursday. He would be kept at a juvenile centre.

The Grade 11 teenager was arrested on Wednesday, after he allegedly stabbed Shelton Karuweruwe several times inside a toilet at Dikeledi Makapan Primary School on Wednesday.

He allegedly slept in the toilet overnight without anyone knowing he was there. 

Karuweruwe was one of the first to go to the toilet in the morning and the Grade 11 learner allegedly repeatedly stabbed him. He was rushed to the local clinic where he was certified dead.

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