A 17-year-old boy is due in court in South Africa today accused of stabbing a primary school pupil.
The older boy is alleged to have hidden in the school toilets overnight before attacking the younger boy. The alleged attacker is thought to have been in a relationship with the victim’s older sister, according to a statement from the education department.
“It appears the suspect knew the deceased, and it is alleged that he was in a romantic relationship with the Grade 1 pupil’s older sister.
“It is believed the couple may have had a fallout and the alleged perpetrator targeted the younger brother. However, police will conduct a full investigation around the circumstance of this horrific murder,” the department said. Read more