Primary School, was found hanging from a noose (Pictured) on a recycling
He was rushed to a local clinic where he was certified dead.
son “had bruises on his neck which indicated that a rope had been used
to strangle him”.
“I want answers to what caused my son’s death,” said the 34-year-old mother.
said she had received a call from the school principal summoning her to
the local clinic where he had taken her son.
“There is a first-aid kit at every school. Why they did not use it on him while summoning paramedics?” she asked.
“The principal told me to accept what the nurses told me. I smell a rat.”
“As a family we believe he was strangled and suffocated
inside a recycling bin on the school premises, as evidenced by
footprints we found next to where his body was found,” Mamaregane said.
“I guess there is more to this than meets the eye. The truth must come out,” she said.
“I raised the boy as my own. It is impossible that he could
have committed suicide,” said Nchabeleng who was supported by her
75-year-old grandfather, Bernard Mamabolo who urged police to
investigate the matter.
behind the incident were unknown and that investigations would reveal
the cause of death.
“We advise members of the community, including teachers, to
put the safety of children first on the basis that their movements and
whereabouts must be monitored at all times to prevent these type of
incidents,” Ngoepe said.
Rasila, said they were working with police and the family to uncover the
He said they had also provided counselling to pupils and teachers at the school.