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Maties probe alleged assault of staff member by protesting students

Stellenbosch University is investigating the alleged assault of a staff member in the Wilcox building.

FILE: Stellenbosch University students. Picture: Shamiela Fisher/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Stellenbosch University is investigating the alleged assault of a staff member by protesting students in the Wilcox building.

The university's Martin Viljoen says, "We have conflicting reports at the moment, but I do have a report of a staff member who was involved in an altercation with some other students."

At the university's Tygerberg Campus, all lectures have been suspended for the day.



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