Two arrested after fatal stabbing of Hanover Park learner

Grade 8 learner Justin Abrahams was attacked while on his way home from Mount View High School.

FILE: Picture: SAPS.

CAPE TOWN - The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) says two teenagers have been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old boy in Hanover Park.

Grade 8 learner Justin Abrahams was attacked while on his way home from Mount View High School yesterday.

He and a safety volunteer were crossing a field opposite the school at the time.

The Western Cape Education Department's Jessica Shelver says: “He was rushed to day hospital, where he later died. We’re deeply saddened by the loss of this young life. The incident has also traumatised all concerned and a school division has arranged trauma counselling.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)