VIDEO: CPUT campuses shut down following violent protests

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) management has suspended academic activity on all of its campuses for Tuesday.

This comes after violent protests erupted at a student residence in the CBD on Monday afternoon.

Students burned mattresses and rubbish along the roads and police clashed with some protesters inside a student residence.

It's believed the group is upset over the pending outcome of a disciplinary process involving four students.

Private security officials and an armoured police vehicle are monitoring the situation near the Cape Town campus.

EWN's Kevin Brandt reports that a security assessment will now be conducted on the university's campuses.

Below are some visuals and videos captured by EWN:


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