Cape Town - A Grade 10 pupil at Salt River High School was attacked in an alleged bullying incident at the school following months of threats from her peers.
Donette Ngonefi said the tension began at the beginning of the year when she was elected class monitor. Fellow pupils were allegedly against her appointment because she was a foreigner.
Donette from the DRC said she had trouble performing her duties as class monitor because she was constantly verbally abused.
The abuse was then reported to the principal who allegedly showed “a lack of compassion” because she had notified the principal of the verbal abuse before it escalated to an assault last week.
In a video of the attack, Donette is seen sitting while some the pupils scream and shout at her. The incident escalates as multiple students begin assaulting her.