3 Wits students arrested for alleged disruption of Wits lecture

2017-05-09 19:05


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Johannesburg - Three students from the University of Witwatersrand have been arrested for allegedly attempting to disrupt a lecture at the Education Campus in Parktown on Tuesday, the university said.

Wits spokesperson Shirona Patel said the trio were subsequently arrested for contravening a court order and were taken to the Hillbrow police station.

“There was one more attempt to disrupt a lecture which was foiled by campus protection services. Some students gathered at lunch time but dispersed after being addressed by protection services,” Patel said.  

She said all university activities continued on Tuesday afternoon uninterrupted.  

One student was also suspended on Monday afternoon for blocking access points to the Education Campus.

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