Joselyn Dumas blasts KNUST authorities over brutality on students

Joselyn Dumas blasts KNUST authorities over brutality on students

On Sunday, October 21, YEN.com.gh reported a story of a third-year student affiliated to the University Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) who is currently battling for his life at the University’s Hospital in Kumasi after he was brutalised by the school’s security on Friday night.

However, Ghanaian actress, Joselyn Dumas, has slammed the security officials of the school for brutalizing the students.

According to her, no one has the right take the law into their hands and manhandle a student to the point of blood oozing out of his body.

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On Monday, October 22 2018, the students led by the SRC marched against what they described as oppression from school authorities and unfair treatment as a result of unwarranted assault on their colleagues by some security officers.

The students as part of the riots burnt car tyres, destroyed windows and doors of some buildings and blocked some roads on campus to prevent cars from moving.

With respect to the current situation, Joselyn Dumas in series of tweets has reacted to the riots currently ongoing.

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She said the actions of the security officials was “shameful” and called on the university authorities and the SRC to curb the ongoing menace.

Shame on the security officials of KNUST. Under no circumstance should anyone take the law into his hands & manhandle a student to the point of blood oozing out of his body. This is highly unacceptable. I entreat the school authorities & the SRC to curb the ongoing menace asap,” she tweeted.

She further advised the students against violence saying: “It is not the best way to vent your anger."

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My dear KNUST students, violence is not the best way to vent your anger. I understand your frustrations but please cease the destruction of properties and allow the police and the authorities in charge to handle the issue and restore calm.”

In other news:

Funny Face has finally replied Counselor George Lutterodt for describing him as a ‘stupid boy’ after divorcing his wife two years ago.

According to the comedian, the controversial ‘man of God’ is a non-serious character.

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