The mother of an 18-year old learner of Vorentoe High School in Johannesburg, who committed suicide after alleged abuse by her teacher, is demanding justice.
The American Centre for disease Control recently published a document where it was found that suicide is the second highest cause of death in adolescents following road accidents.
Police in Bloemfontein are investigating three suicide cases reported this week.
The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) says the matter around suicides within the police force is at an alarming level.
Suicides by mentally-ill patients are on the increase in correctional centres, nationwide.
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