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Pupils ‘burn down Durban faculty’ after getting ‘unhealthy marks’

2019-12-04 16:53:43

The KwaZulu-Natal Division of Training has condemned the burning down of Zwelinjani Secondary College in Durban, after pupils allegedly turned enraged over poor marks they’d acquired.

“There are claims that the hearth began after chaos erupted when faculty reviews had been issued to learners who felt that the outcomes they’d obtained weren’t what they deserved. The learners allegedly accused lecturers of giving them unhealthy marks,” division spokesperson Kwazi Mthethwa stated on Thursday after the incident.

He stated emergency companies had been known as out to Zwelinjani Secondary College in Zwelibomvu, within the Pinetown District, earlier within the day.

“Emergency groups have responded to fireside incidents on the faculty. Buildings that had been destroyed by hearth embrace the workplace of the college principal, the college kitchen and workers room.”

Mthethwa stated district officers had reported that that “nobody was injured within the hearth, however property was destroyed badly”.

“We enchantment to the pupils to not resort to violence and crime or vandalising and destroying public property when addressing their considerations. We want to additionally emphasise that we’ll not reward anarchy by constructing one other faculty, when in actual fact it was destroyed intentionally”‘, MEC Kwazi Mshengu stated.

Police are investigating the incident. No arrests have been made but.

The official reason for the hearth has but to be confirmed.

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