Classes Expected To Resume At TUT Following A Deadly Protest

It's clear that the decision relates to the student protest that hit the university last week. PICTURE: Mail & Guardian

JOHANNESBURG: Katlego Monareng was killed allegedly by police when violence broke out on the Soshanguve campus last month.

Classes are expected to resume at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) on Monday morning following violence over allegations of SRC vote rigging that saw the death of a student.

Katlego Monareng was killed, allegedly by police, when violence broke out on the Soshanguve campus last month.

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) is probing the claims.

Meanwhile, TUT has also appointed forensic investigators to look into the matter.

According to the University’s Willa de Ruyter, “This week will be dedicated to lecturing activity, no tests will be written until Friday. There’s already a catch-up plan in place. Forensic investigations will start his week and are expected to be concluded in three weeks.”