Two KNUST students sacked for violent clashes on campus

At least three students were stabbed at the University Of Cape Coast following a clash between some students of the University of Ghana and KNUST.

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Authorities of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have dismissed two students for their involvement  in a clash at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) on Saturday 18, 2017.

At least three students were stabbed at the University of Cape Coast following a clash between some students of the University of Ghana and KNUST.

A student who was returning from night study is reportedly paralyzed as a result of several stabs he received from his attackers.

An eyewitness account say some residents of Commonwealth Hall of the University of Ghana and Unity Hall of KNUST who had been invited for a programme at Ogua Hall at UCC ended up attacking one another after a misunderstanding.

The incident became intense after some residents of ATL Hall also joined the skirmishes.

Several properties belonging to Ogua Hall are reportedly destroyed. The hall bus and vehicles belonging to some lecturers were also vandalized.

Authorities of KNUST told the media that they would surcharge the students found culpable for the attack after police investigations.

Director of Public Relations of the University of Cape Coast, Major Rtd. Kofi Bentum said the recent incident happened on the blind side of the authorities.

He said the Vice Chancellor of UCC together with other Vice Chancellors will meet regarding the way forward.

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