Students arrested after fee protest

Police arrested 35 students during a protest over tuition fees at the Central University of Technology (CUT) in Bloemfontein yesterday.

Police arrested 35 students during a protest over tuition fees at the Central University of Technology (CUT) in Bloemfontein yesterday.

Police spokesman Captain Chaka Marope said the students face charges of public violence and contravening the Gatherings Act.

They are expected to appear in the Bloemfontein magistrates' court today.

About a thousand students marched on the management buildings and handed over a memorandum yesterday morning.

They dispersed at about 2pm. - Sapa

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