A LIMPOPO MATRIC LEARNER IS PRESUMED DROWNED .

A LIMPOPO MATRIC LEARNER IS PRESUMED DROWNED .

LUTENDO LIVHEBE – MUDAU. Limpopo Education MEC Mavhungu Lerule-Ramakhanya is disturbed by the report of a matric learner from Leagathoko Secondary School who is presumed drowned in Sekhukhune East on Thursday afternoon. It is alleged that a male learner did not attend extra lessons with his classmates as expected but instead went swimming in the Olifants River with his friends.

The teachers were notified about the accident by learners who witnessed the drowning. The search for the body by Police divers is currently underway. The MEC is urging learners to stay away from overflowing streams and rivers. The circumstances of how the learners left the school premises will be investigated.

The Department is working with the Police on the matter.

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