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Two Learners Died Because Of A R10 Note

A money dispute is suspected as the cause of an accident where a learner was stabbed to death by another learner, the suspect was then chopped to death with a butcher knife by the community. This incident occured at kwaBester, Nanda.

Simphiwe Sikhakhane(17) who was doing grade 11 at JG Zuma High exited the school main gate to go get his books but then he bumped into Sabelo Khoza (16) who was waiting outside the school premises.

Sabelo's family stated that he was a grade 9 learner at Kusasalentsha Secondary in Nanda. He was busy connecting to a free WiFi when an argument between him and Simphiwe started.

Reports revealed that an argument began between the two when Simphiwe demanded his money from Sabelo. The situation got too hectic in such a way that Simphiwe pulled out a knife and tried to stab Sabelo on the neck before stabbing him in the heart.

Sabelo was rushed to the nearest hospital at Newtown C and that's where he lost his life. Community members from Simphiwe's area chased him and brutally hurt him. Community members cut him with a butcher knife and stabbed him with bottles. His mother found him covered.

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