Stun grenades fired at protesting Wits students

2016-10-04 08:52

Johannesburg - Police fired stun grenades to disperse protesting Wits University students near the institution's Solomon Mahlangu House on Tuesday morning.

#FeesMustFall leader Busisiwe Seabe was subsequently arrested. Wits spokesperson Shirona Patel confirmed that only one student was arrested for "for not obeying police order[s]".

Seabe told reporters through bars at the back of a police van that she was arrested for asking questions. 

"They took me in, they said I should stop asking questions. I did say [that I am part of the SRC] but I guess that they still did not want to help me out," she said. 

Read more on:    wits university  |  johannesburg  |  university fees  |  university protests

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