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[LISTEN] Minister Masutha to help arrested Fees Must Fall students

27 August 2018 5:31 PM
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Eyewitness News reporter Thando Khubeka gives a summary from the press briefing held by Minister Masutha held today.

Justice Minister Michael Masutha says his department will help students that were arrested during the Fees Must Fall protests, but without interfering with the law.

Masutha met with the protesting students activists at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

The students have been calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to grant amnesty to their peers who were arrested during the protests.

Justice Minister Michael Masutha says his department will be working with the different institutions to establish the facts regarding the students that have been arrested during the fees must fall protests.

Thando Khubeka, EWN reporter

He says he will be working with the NPA to find out the status of their offences; what did they exactly do; what they were arrested for and, where possible, the option of diversion.

Thando Khubeka, EWN reporter

He also says he will be guiding students in applying for amnesty from President Ramaphosa.

Thando Khubeka, EWN reporter

Listen to the full interview below...


27 August 2018 5:31 PM
Tags:
Students
Feesmustfall
Amnesty
Admission fees
#FeesMustFall
fee must fall protests

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