DUT student leader threatens to ‘moer’ private security

27 September 2016 - 13:51 By Matthew Savides

Students at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) gathered on the Steve Biko Campus as protests at the university threatened to intensify on Tuesday. The group - which had grown to about 100 people by 11am and moved through the campus and to residences - was largely peaceful.But with police and private security company Mi7 stationed on the campus‚ the situation threatened to boil over.DUT management announced on Monday evening that lectures‚ practicals and assessments would be suspended on Tuesday and Wednesday.“If Mi7 decides to militarise this campus‚ we will moer them‚” said Bonginkhosi Khanyile‚ an Economic Freedom Fighters-aligned student leader. While addressing students outside the Berea Res on the campus‚ he added that the students would also take action if police “operated with apartheid tactics”.He also criticised media for portraying the protests and the students as violent.An Mi7 guard overseeing the group was overhead saying: “I know I could moer 10 of them one time‚ that's what I know.”Students had since regrouped on Steve Biko Road. – TMG Digital/The Times..

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