A 20-year-old learner from Sakhelwe High School is currently recovering from injuries after a brutal stabbing last Thursday, 12 April. The school’s courtyard was turned into a violent pit as groups of learners stood off against each other armed with knives as pandemonium broke. Video clips clearly show the stabbing and learners dispersing as the incident unfolded.

Ezakheni police are investigating a case of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm. It has not been established what the altercation was about that led to the violent confrontation. No arrests have as yet been made.