Teacher held after initiate dies

A 28-year-old circumcision teacher has been arrested for allegedly assaulting and killing a 44-year-old initiate in Potchefstroom, North West.

A 28-year-old circumcision teacher has been arrested for allegedly assaulting and killing a 44-year-old initiate in Potchefstroom, North West.

Police Captain Adele Myburgh said yesterday that eight other initiates attending the school alleged that the teacher had assaulted them.

The deceased was found on Friday with multiple injuries all over his body.

When the police arrived on the scene the teacher ran away but was later caught.

Myburgh added that the teacher was expected to appear in the Potchefstroom magistrate's court soon to face a charge of murder. - Sapa

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