- MEC for Education in Gauteng Panyaza Lesufi informed South Africans of another burglary at a local school
- Noordwyk Secondary School in Midrand was broken into and thugs stole expensive computers and other teaching equipment
- Social media users reacted angrily to the news, but also gave some tip-offs
South Africans became enraged when news broke of yet another case of school theft and vandalism in Gauteng.
Panyaza Lesufi took to Twitter to confirm that Noordwyk Secondary School in Midrand was broken into and costly computer equipment was stolen.
The MEC for Education in Gauteng also reached out to the South African Police Service to investigate the matter.
Based on the photos supplied, it seems the thugs entered the class via the roof - thereby necessitating costly repairs.
South Africans are growing increasingly frustrated with the damage being done at local schools and aired their views.
Some suspected an inside job and others urged the authorities to investigate some of the unregistered colleges in the area.
Charlie nthite (@charlienthite) said,
"We're under siege period. houses, schools and businesses."
Lumkile Payi (@lumkilep) added,
"Till vandalising, theft, destroying of state property is punished with extra harshness this will not stop. Cops will arrest these criminals but we need heavy sentences."
PHAPHAMA (@PHASTARICO) made a valid point:
"Imagine seeing your neighbour Ekasi with 50 computers you'll CALL THE COPS............Not even a Nyaope boy can do that mistake to bring 50 Pcs at home .......... the Market its those foreigners. ANC telling us its investors ...........A new unregistered College soon opening."
Based on a previous Briefly.co.za report, it's clear that the MEC has his hands full.
Last month, Lesufi expressed sadness when a school in Evaton was burnt to a crisp, resulting in extensive damage.
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