Benoni - Five Crystal Park High School pupils captured on camera assaulting a fellow schoolmate have been suspended, the Gauteng Department of Education confirmed on Monday.
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi visited the school after a video emerged last week showing a group of pupils repeatedly kick and punch a cowering schoolmate outside the school.
Five pupils have since made an appearance in the Benoni Magistrate’s Court on Friday on charges of assault with the intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
They were released into the custody of their parents.
Lesufi, addressing pupils, said the department supported the School Governing Body's (SGB) decision to suspend the pupils....
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