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Pupil escapes a kidnapping attempt at a Joburg school

A 18-year-old Grade 12 understudy from Sandringham High School in Johannesburg is getting injury directing subsequent to enduring a grabbing endeavor on Friday. 

The episode occurred close to the Lyndhurst Primary School when she was strolling to school. 

A white Chevrolet car with four men inside supposedly drove towards her. One of the men, who was equipped, attempted to push her into the vehicle, however, she warded him off and shouted, which cautioned observers. 

The terrified speculates then ran away from the area. 

[MEDIA STATEMENT]: The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) has been educated that a 18 year old Grade 12 young lady student from Sandringham High School in Johannesburg endure a hijacking endeavor on Friday morning, 19 November 2021. @Lesufi @Steve_Mabona—Gauteng Department of Education (@EducationGP1) November 19, 2021 

A staff part, who turned out to be passing by and saw the hijacking endeavor securely went with the young person to school. 

"The matter was accounted for to the Sandringham Police Station and she is getting injury directing from our Psycho-Social Unit," said Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. 

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) affirmed that an understudy from E. P. Baumann Primary School who was seized on Wednesday is as yet absent. 

"We call upon general society to offer any data they might need to help progressing seizing examinations," said the GDE in an assertion. 

"We are crushed to learn of another student seizing experience in the region this week, however we are happy that this specific endeavor fizzled," said Lesufi. 

"Without a doubt, we should commend the concerned residents who figured out how to intercede and help our student," he added. 

The office has met with school administering bodies across Gauteng. All partners concurred that Covid-19 screening and filtering techniques should be done inside the school premises with quick impact," said Lesufi.Another kidnapping attempt in Sandringham High School (

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