CPUT lifts suspension of four students amid tensions

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) has lifted the suspension of four students who were barred for allegedly disrupting a council meeting and threatening to burn down buildings at the institution.

Classes have been suspended for the day after violent protests erupted at a Cape Town residence close to campus on Monday, reports EWN's Kevin Brandt.

VIDEO: CPUT campuses shut down following violent protests

Protesters are unhappy with unresolved fees issues and disciplinary action being taken against the fellow students.

CPUT management has allowed the four students to return to campus when academic activities resume, Brandt explains

CPUT is expected to make public the full ruling in the disciplinary action and announce if campus will reopen on Wednesday.

Take a listen to the EWN update:


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