The recent death of a student, which took place on the
Steve Biko campus of The Durban University of Technology, has caused the school to cease all classes until further notice
The victim, was shot and killed during a tussle with private security gaurds at the school. Police are currently investigating the matter further to find out exactly what happened that lead to the students death.
The name of the student has not been offically released to the public, however, the EFFSC (EFF Student Command), who said he was a member, identified him as Mlungisi Madonsela.
In a statement on Tuesday, the university said:
The Durban University of Technology is saddened by the events of this afternoon where a student has passed on and a member of staff was left severely injured. The University sends its deepest condolences to the friends and family of the student. We also wish our colleague a speedy recovery. As a result of this tragic incident and many other violent altercations, the University Management has decided to close the University until further notice. Due to this unfortunate situation, all staff and students must not come to campus until further notice.