Police shot dead high school pupil

Police shot dead a high school pupil during a protest against matric preliminary exams at a Free State school, the Independent Complaints Directorate said on Tuesday.

Spokesperson Moses Dlamini said police claimed they were pelted with stones when they arrived at the Wesi and Mosala secondary schools, in Nyallong, Allanridge just before 11am on Monday.

"One officer fired a warning shot which hit the ground then went up and struck the girl," he said.

Nobtsikelelo Anna Nokela (17) was rushed to hospital in a police van, but was declared dead on arrival, he said.

Dlamini said the ICD was investigating a case of murder, but nobody had been charged yet.-Sapa

Report ID: 550
Crime Category: Shooting
Province: Free State
City/Town: Marquard
Suburb: Nyallong
Address: Wesi and Mosala secondary schools, in Nyallong
Crime Date/Time: 13 Sep 2010, 00:09 AM
Reported By: Report A Crime
Reported Date: 14 Sep 2010, 13:09 PM
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