Indignant Pinetown pupils torch faculty over poor year-end stories


A KwaZulu-Natal faculty was partially destroyed on Wednesday by fireplace – allegedly began by aggrieved learners who obtained poor year-end outcomes. 

In response to the provincial division of training, emergency companies had been referred to as out to take care of a fireplace at Zwelinjani Secondary faculty in Zwelibomvu, Pinetown, west of Durban.  

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“There are claims that the hearth began after chaos erupted when faculty stories had been issued to learners who felt that the outcomes they’d obtained weren’t passable. The learners allegedly accused lecturers of giving them dangerous marks,” mentioned the division. 

Nobody was injured however varied buildings on the property – together with the workplace of the college principal, the college kitchen and workers room – had been destroyed.

“We enchantment to all faculty pupils to not resort to violence, crime or vandalism towards public property when addressing their considerations,” mentioned training MEC Kwazi Mshengu.

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“We want to additionally emphasise that we’ll not reward anarchy by constructing one other faculty when it was destroyed intentionally.”

Police are investigating. 

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