Deputy police minister heeds the call of TUT students

Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi has received a memorandum of grievances from Tshwane University of Technology students demanding action following the deadly shooting of Katlego Monareng.

Students marched to the offices of Minister Bheki Cele on Wednesday afternoon.

Monareng was killed last week allegedly by police when violence broke out at the institution's Soshanguve campus.

Eyewitness News reporter Thando Kubheka has more on the story.

They did not receive official permission from the Tshwane metro police department but they went about the march this afternoon. They demanded that Police Minister Bheki Cele come out and address them.

Thando Kubheka, Eyewitness News reporter

The deputy minister Bongani Mkongi came out to receive the memorandum on behalf of the ministry although they were not happy about this, promising that the issues that they have raised about police using excessive force on students and during protests, that those issues are going to receive top priority.

Thando Kubheka, Eyewitness News reporter

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