A Grade 12
pupil who drove into a group of pupils with his father's Nissan
bakkie, Killing Koketso Rahlane (14) over a week ago has been arrested together
with his father.
pupils were left with serious injuries.
18-year-old pupil who is a President of Learners Representative Council (LRC)
at Mohlatlego Machaba Secondary School in Ga-Motupa village is facing charges
of culpable homicide, driving an unroadworthy vehicle and driving without a
valid driver’s licence.
his 54-year-old father who is the owner of the bakkie is facing a charge of
permitting a person to drive a car while knowing that he does not possess a
valid driver’s license.
Moatshe Ngoepe the spokesman for Limpopo Police said: "Both the son and
his father will be appearing before the Bolobedu Magistrate Court this morning.”
were arrested yesterday in the afternoon. Our investigations on this matter are
still continuing," He said.
pupils who survived the deadly crash were discharged from the hospital and are
still recovering from serious injuries at home, while one schoolgirl is still
at Medi-Clinic receiving medical attention.
A grade 8
pupil Koketso Rahlane (14) who was certified dead on his arrival at the
hospital, had suffered internal injuries and he will be buried this weekend at
his home village in Ga-Motupa.
He had just
finished writing a Geography exam around 11am hanging around with his friends when
the incident happened.