15 students arrested at University of the Free State

2015-10-22 22:29
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Johannesburg - Fifteen University of the Free State students have been arrested for Regulation of Gathering Act and the National Road Traffic Act as student protest intensify around the country.

This takes the number to 107 protesting student arrested since Monday.

Police national spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo said the students were most likely to appear in court on Friday morning.

To date, 43 students have been arrested in the North West province, 29 in Cape Town, 20 in the Eastern Cape and 15 in the Free State. 

Police said the students had contravened a court order issued by the university forcing them to leave the campus.

Students are protesting against fee hikes for 2016.

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