The MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi met with school managements yesterday at Mahube Valley Secondary School in Mamelodi East. The MEC was at school to investigate issues surrounding allegation of sexual assault against a Scholar Patroller involving a Grade 12 learner. Following the investigation of the MEC, it is alleged that the suspect took advantage of the learner who was allegedly under the influence of alcohol that was brought by three boys at school. It was reported that the learner went missing and was found by the teacher indulging in sexual activities. The department will provide support and counselling to all learners affected by the issue.
By: Fortunate Machaba