SA: Outrage as Grade 1 pupil stabbed to death

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A Grade 11 pupil is expected to appear in court for the murder of a Grade 1 child at a North West school.

The victim was stabbed to death at the school on Wednesday.

The Basic Education Department said the suspect — who is from another school — had allegedly been hiding in the toilet.

It’s believed he slept there overnight without anyone’s knowledge.

The school principal apprehended him after the stabbing and handed over to police.

It’s believed the suspect knew the victim and was in a relationship with his older sister.

The province’s education MEC is expected to visit the school in Makapanstad on Thursday morning.