North West female teacher stabbed multiple times during class
It is suspected that the female teacher was stabbed by a 64-year-old male educator from Tolamo Primary School at Letlhakaneng Village near Brits. She had multiple stab wounds on her back and neck.
The department said Tshefoge Primary School, at Vaalboschloot, was under construction and pupils were moved to a community hall as a temporary measure.
He said staff at the school caught the culprit and called the police.
“The injured educator is in a critical condition in intensive care at the local hospital,” said Malindi.
North West education MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela condemned the incident. Matsemela is expected to visit the school on Tuesday morning.
The MEC said pupils and teachers who were exposed to the incident would be provided with counselling.