A Grade 10 learner has been stabbed to death at Tokelo Secondary School in Evaton, south of Johannesburg.

The 17-year-old was fatally stabbed allegedly by a 14-year-old Grade nine fellow learner.

It’s alleged the two pupils were fighting over a mobile phone.

The suspect has been arrested and police are investigating a case of murder.

Gauteng Education spokesperson, Steve Mabona says the Department has dispatched officials from the psychology unit to provide counseling for learners and teachers at the school.