A father has allegedly poisoned his four children on Thursday morning before they left for school. Two of children died in their school premises while the third died on his way to hospital. The fourth child is in a critical condition at the local hospital. These news were broken by Gauteng MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi who paid his sincerest condolences.
Lesufi will visit the affected two schools and the family of the deceased on Friday morning. According to the MEC,psycho-social team was at the school today to offer counseling and support to our school community. The affected schools are in Ratanda, Heidelberg, Sedibeng Region.
Image: Panyaza Lesufi is saddened by the sad news.
Lately killings by men have shook the country. Is it because men are struggling to cope during hardships or something is terribly wrong? What drives a father to poison his own blood? Do men need their special department that will deal with their problems? Some blame poverty for what the father did. "Poverty caused upon South Africans by the ANC will lead to many more deaths. A parent let alone a man who can't provide for his family and doesn't want to turn to crime as the last option, is left with no choice. I am not condoning the father's act, may their soul rest in peace", a Twitter user said.
THIS country is sick...NO HARMONY. Murders left and right, street fights, accidents, taxi Violence, drug problems, GBV, corruption, mental Health Issues, unemployment, suicides and alcohol abuse. We are sick as a nation! MAY THE CHILDDREN REST IN PEACE. We ask God to have mercy on our country definitely something isn't right with us as man when you think you've seen and heard it all a worse comes out. Condolences to the mother who lost her kids if she's still alive and all her family who are affected directly by this.
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