The remaining 32 students who were arrested on Monday for illegal gathering at the University of the Free State’s (UFS) Bloemfontein Campus, have been released on warning with some conditions.
They appeared before the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court this afternoon. They have been released, on condition that they be back in court on 23 and 24 November.
The may not commit an offence until their next appearance, and they are obligated to inform their legal representatives should they leave the Bloemfontein area until the matter is resolved.
Leader of the Free Education Movement, Asive Dlanjwa, says they are set to meet with students today to find a way forward.
Meanwhile, the university says information with regard to plans for the remainder of the 2016 academic year will be communicated at 20:00 this evening.
Several discussions will be held between the university’s management, students and other stakeholders at 18:00 this evening.
Courant News/Mark Steenbok and Moeketsi Mogotsi