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Three KNUST students remanded over campus riots

Three students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUTS) has been remanded into police custody by the Asokore Mampong District Court in the Ashanti Region.

The suspects are Emmanuel Appiah Amoah, Eugene Noamesi, and Kwabena Kwarteng Amaniampong.

Their arrest follows a bench warrants following a Police investigation into the campus violence that ensued between Katanga and Conti Hall.

The suspects are standing trial for their alleged involvement in the incident that occurred on August 18, 2022, on the KNUST campus.

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They will reappear before the court on October 10, 2022.

The violent incident that occurred between Conti Hall and Katanga led to the destruction of properties including cars and other valuable items.

Management of the school has since imposed an indefinitely banned on all Hall, SCR week celebrations on campus due to recommendations by an investigative committee.

But the police commenting on the arrest in a statement has assured the general public that “all the perpetrators in the disturbances will be brought to justice.”

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Source: Mondokayonline.com

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