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Thursday, 11 June 2009 12:32

Parktown boys in court this afternoon

Written by Paul Bedford

The case against 12 senior pupils at Parktown Boys High is scheduled to get underway at 13h00 this afternoon according to a court official. The pupils are accused of assaulting a junior pupil. The late start was to allow the boys to write exams this morning.

The case against all the boys, including those who are 18 years old, will be heard in the juvinile court  where proceedings will be held in camera. The charges against the boys were laid by a mother who alleges that her son was assaulted during an initiation ceremony at the school earlier this year.

Friday, 12 June 2009 12:22

Two Soweto teachers arrested

Written by Paul Bedford

SAPS spokesperson Captain Mpande Khoza today announced that two teachers had been arrested for assaulting their school principal during the illegal strike that took place this week. He said a "bunch of people", all teachers at the school assulted the school principal on Wednesday.

Speaking earlier today Captain Khoza said, "Two of the guys were arrested yesterday. Yes, they were teachers at the school. We are still searching for the other people."

Tuesday, 17 February 2009 18:41

TUT remains closed

Written by Paul Bedford
Education Minister Naledi Pandor met TUT management and representatives of the National Health and Allied Workers' Union yesterday. Despite the meeting, which was called to try to resolve the problems that led to the institution being closed last week, activity at the university remains on hold.

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