University of Limpopo students go on rampage

2015-10-27 08:38
One of the shops that was broken into when University of Limpopo students protested over outstanding fees. (Photo supplied by the SA Police Service)

One of the shops that was broken into when University of Limpopo students protested over outstanding fees. (Photo supplied by the SA Police Service)

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Polokwane - Limpopo students demanding that all outstanding debts be scrapped broke into shops and set a vehicle alight on Monday night, police said.

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"Students at the Turfloop campus at the University of Limpopo went on a rampage last night," said spokesperson Colonel Ronel Otto.

"Tyres were set alight and shops were broken into and looted. A security vehicle was set alight."

She said 13 students, demanding that their debts be scrapped, were arrested for public violence and possession of suspected stolen property.

No injuries were reported.

- Read more: Violent protests flare up at University of Limpopo.

Read more on:    university of limpopo  |  polokwane  |  education  |  university fees

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