The police investigate the death of two learners

Motetema: The police in Motetema outside Groblersdal are investigating two (02) counts of Inquest following the death of two (02) leaners who perished when their school hostel caught fire and burnt.

It is alleged that last night, 25 June 2018, community members noticed a fire Makaepea School hostel and notified the police who reacted swiftly.

The preliminary police crime scene investigations have found that the hostel caught fire and two (02) learners, aged 06 and 15 years, were burnt to death.

The cause of fire which led to the death of these two children is still unknown but the ongoing Police investigations will tell.

Source: South African Police Service