THETALK.NG — S.Africans demand justice for Kriel High School learner, Bafana Sithole, who committed suicide by hanging himself in classroom after being accused of rape by Amanda Ndzimande.
Grade 11 pupil found hanging in a classroom
The Mpumalanga department of education has sent its condolences to the school and family of a grade 11 learner who died allegedly by suicide.
The learner allegedly hanged himself inside a classroom on Thursday.
The department said in a statement that it learnt with shock about the suicide that took place at Kriel Hoërskool at Emalahleni local municipality.
“According to the information at the disposal of the department, the said learner allegedly hanged himself in the classroom storage area. The circumstances that led to this incident are unknown to the department,” it said.
Barry wrote: “Bafana Sithole killed himself because he knew that the system would fail him. Falsely accusing someone of rape should get you the same amount of years in prison a rapist gets. You are a danger to society as a Rapist. #JusticeForBafanaSithole
“Men always suffers, if Bafana Sithole didn’t commit suicide, he would be facing criminal charges but now that he is gone the girl states that she was joking. Many men are in jail for rapes they didn’t commit, we are living in an injustice country. #JusticeForBafanaSithole
“Kriel High School learner Bafana Sithole hanged himself with his tie in a Classroom after A girl accused him of Raping her. He Hanged himself then later on the girl claimed ukuthi “SHE JUST WAS KIDDING.” #JusticeForBafanaSithole..
Khathutshelo Nemadidi wrote:
Welcome to South Africa where when we question some rape allegations, we are labelled as rape apologists. South African women have weaponized rape. Rape is being used to settle scores.
A young man took his life because of accusation. “