Lacea Loader, spokesperson for the University of the Free State, has said that plans to tighten security at the university are underway following the stabbing of a female student on campus.
Loader says that the ongoing exams, which will end on Wednesday this week, are also a motivating reason why security will be tightened.
She adds that these security same measures will be taken when the school reopens doors for its 2017 students.
The unnamed 28-year-old female victim was stabbed around 05:00 in shower rooms at Marula Senior Residence in Bloemfontein. She has reportedly sustained injuries to her back. She is said to be in a stable condition Bloemfontein.
Marope confirmed earlier on that no arrests have been made and police are working with campus security and campus officials to find the culprit.
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