Mpumalanga pupil takes her own life after failing grade 10 three times

South Africa

A grade 10 student from Umjindi Secondary School in Mpumalanga committed suicide this week, reports Mpumalanga News.

According to a source who spoke and chose to remain anonymous, this happened due to the learner failing and having to repeat her class for the third time.

The source revealed that Michelle Puleng Nkosi had on the fateful day refused to go with her parents to town, and was left at home with her grandmother.

“A few minutes after her parents had left, her grandmother saw her rolling towards her complaining of stomach pains and she died on the scene,” she adds.

Capt Jabu Ndubane confirmed that the learner, aged 20 years old took her own life by overdosing on tablets. “Police have opened an investigation ,” she confirmed.

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