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Police investigating case of culpable homicide after 12-year-old hit and killed by bus

MARCH 16, 2017
Police investigating case of culpable homicide after 12-year-old hit and killed by bus

Police in Centane are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a 12-year-old boy was hit by a bus on Wednesday afternoon.

According to police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha; "12-year-old Athini Qondani was crossing the gravel road on Wednesday, at about 16:30, at Gqunqe Village, in Centane.

"He was hit by the bus and died at the scene.

"Centane Police have opened a culpable homicide. The cause of the accident is not known but under investigation by the Centane police."

Captain Manatha urged parents to escort children when they are to cross the roads "to avoid the repeat of such incidents".