On Wednesday Schools in the East Rand of Johanessburg were disrupted as learners were dismissed early from schools buy authorities.
It is alleged that 17 school kids in Katlehong, Thokoza and Vosloorus were kidnapped by foreign nationals.
Metro police had also visited the schools to monitor the situation. It was then Mahlaba posted a video on all social media urging parents to act promptly.
It’s Chaotic in Katlehong and Thokoza. pic.twitter.com/5EGig0dUGz
— Man’s Not Barry Roux (@AdvBarryRoux) September 4, 2019
A teacher from one of the schools posted a video and mentioned that one student in their school is missing.
— Zamantungwa (@mucheloli) September 4, 2019
What’s happening now Katlehong and the rest of SA is just criminal. When civilians take law into they own hands they bread more criminals. #SayNoToXenophobia #SayNoToXenophobicAttacks #XenophobiaInSouthAfrica pic.twitter.com/MaBXVpkB3q
— Malusi Mnisi (@MalusiPMnisi) September 4, 2019
We can only hope for this to be fake news! Apparently Somalis are kidnapping school kids in katlehong
— EFF Supporter (@EFF_Supporters) September 4, 2019
Same as Maphanzela, Umkhathizwe, Katlehong Technical, Lethukuthula and all others. I saw parents running to fetch their kids and soon after that most schools were out by 10am on the same allegations
— Life Humbled Me (@Nomsa_Nokeri) September 4, 2019
BREAKING: Xenophobia – Somalians retaliate too! They are allegedly kidnapping children from primary and High schools in Kathlelong. Video credit- Nomonde Nomie Ndala #XenophobiaInSouthAfrica #SayNoToXenophobia #SayNoToXenophobicAttacks #Somalia #Heraldng pic.twitter.com/aHuZM7UDpc
— The Herald (@HeraldNG) September 4, 2019