JUST IN | EC pupil stabs another to death in classroom

An 18-year-old Eastern Cape pupil was stabbed to death in class, allegedly by a fellow pupil at Nathaniel Palma Secondary School in Peddie.
An 18-year-old Eastern Cape pupil was stabbed to death in class, allegedly by a fellow pupil at Nathaniel Palma Secondary School in Peddie.
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An 18-year-old Eastern Cape pupil was stabbed to death in class, allegedly by a fellow pupil at Nathaniel Pamla Secondary School in Peddie.

A 16-year-old pupil has been arrested and charged with murder, said Eastern Cape provincial spokesperson Captain Mali Govender.

She said the killing happened after the pupils fought over a missing cellphone.

The pupil died instantly from the stab wounds at 3pm on Thursday, said Govender.

This is a developing story.

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