A matric student was apparently shot in the head while hanging tight with different understudies for the matric results at a carport in Pietermaritzburg in the early long stretches of Friday.
WHAT HAPPENED THAT LED TO THE FATAL SHOOTING?
It is affirmed that the 20-year-old student was at the carport with different understudies and local area individuals soon after 01:00 holding back to buy a paper.
Mbele said police observed the student lying on the ground with a gunfire twisted to the head and on his right arm.
POLICE FOUND THE LEARNER WITH MULTIPLE GUNSHOT WOUNDS
While the students were buying papers to check their matric results, a gathering of five men moved toward them.
She said one of the men attempted to loot the student who was shot, and when he would not give them his cellphone, the speculate drew his gun, fired him, and ran away from the area in their escape vehicle.
A CASE OF MURDER IS BEING INVESTIGATED
Mbele affirmed that an instance of homicide is being explored.
The unfortunate shooting occurred in the midst of the declaration of the 2021 matric results. This was 'the hardest year' for students, however the Class of 2021 didn't allow the conditions to upset them - and their matric pass rate is HIGHER than a year ago's.
Fundamental Education Minister Angie Motshekga affirmed that the authority matric pass rate is at 76.4% - up 0.2% from 2020.
While reporting the matric consequences of 2021, Motshekga reminded students that weak matric isn't the apocalypse and that there are numerous potential open doors that they can exploit. Motshekga additionally praised students who figured out how to pass.
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