36 Leondale High pupils suspended after 'dagga day' viral video

Tshidi Madia speaks to Steve Mabona, the Gauteng education department spokesperson 

FILE: The video showed a number of pupils in uniform smoking marijuana on the school premises. Picture: cendeced/123rf.com

Following a viral “dagga day” video from social media, 36 Leondale High School pupils have been suspended.

The video showed a number of pupils in uniform smoking marijuana on the school premises.

Steve Mabona, the Gauteng education department spokesperson, speaks to Tshidi Madia about the incident and says a disciplinary hearing will be held for the group on Monday ahead of a meeting for the parents at the school on Sunday evening.

Mabona says there would be further investigation into the incident and how something like this was able to happen and whether any other pupils were involved.

Listen to the full interview below:

This article first appeared on 702 : 36 Leondale High pupils suspended after 'dagga day' viral video