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One person arrested following UCT disruptions

Protesting UCT students have vowed to continue disrupting lectures until their demands are met.

Students protesting University of Cape Town have vowed to continue shutting down lectures until their demands are met. Picture: Shamiela Fisher/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - At least one person has been arrested at University of Cape Town (UCT) during a demonstration this morning. Six students were apprehended yesterday for disrupting classes.

Students have vowed to continue shutting down lectures until their demands are met.

A small group of protesting students is now heading towards the Steve Biko Students' Union Building.



They say another student was arrested by security this morning.

Security guards followed the group as they make their way across Upper Campus.

Police are also on the scene and are ready for any eventuality. Academic activities however appear to be continuing so far.