Ten UCC students arrested after bloody clashes

The Central Regional police say they have arrested 10 students of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) involved the recent clashes on campus during the Atlantic (ATL) hall week celebration.At least three students sustained serious injuries last Friday at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) following a clash between some irate students of University of Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and UCC.

The skirmishes, the witness said erupted when porters of Oguaa Hall refused to allow some naked students from the Commonwealth Hall popularly referred to as (Vandals), Unity and ATL students into the hall.

Several properties worth thousands of cedis belonging to Oguaa hall was been destroyed, the eyewitness said.One of the casualties Emmanuel Quarshie who is receiving medical treatment at the 37 Military Hospital told Joy News, he begged his attackers to spare him while they poured kerosene on his feet.

Authorities of the University say they will surcharge the students found culpable after police conclude its investigations.

Meanwhile, authorities of the university have also rescheduled the hall week celebrations.

The University’s Director of Public Relations Major Rtd. Kofi Bentum told Joy News this is “to allow tempers to calm down”.

Source: myjoyonline