File: As police investigate the tragic drowning of a Grade 7 pupil in Magaliesburg, Gauteng MEC Panyaza Lesufi is due to offer his condolences to the family.
JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng's MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi is expected to visit Keamohetswe Shaun Seboko's family on Sunday.
The Grade 7 pupil was found dead in a hostel swimming pool on Wednesday afternoon.
The incident happened at Laerskool Bekker in Magaliesburg.
Police are investigating.
The Gauteng Education Department said in a statement that the pupils were counselled following the incident.
"We wish to convey our sincere condolences to the family and assure them that they are in our prayers during this time of mourning," read the statement.
The school says this is because they don't want to hamper the investigation.
Authorities say they'll release more information when they have it.