UKZN: protest in Westville

2011-03-29 00:00

STUDENT protests continued on the Westville campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), despite an interdict granted to UKZN banning any form of mass protests on the campuses.

UKZN spokesperson Nomonde Mbadi said that protesting students disrupted lectures yesterday and Public Order Policing Unit was present on the campus.

“Risk management have confirmed reports that the students threw bottles at passing vehicles and have set up a blockade using refuse bins,” says Mbadi.

Mbadi said that some of the classes on the Westville Campus have been cancelled.

The protests have continued, with a fire in one of the buildings and allegations that rioting students used pepper spray on fellow students and staff.

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