On the campus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), thirty-four university students from Cape Coast (UCC) were detained Saturday February 29, 2020.
At the climax in a hall week celebration of students of the KNUST Unity Hall(Conti), the accused were rounded up at the university.
The police said the suspects could not justify why they were on the campus when they were rounded up and transferred to the Kumasi regional CID at midnight.
It occurs in the light of previous warnings given by the Regional Security Council of Ashanti declared a security zone for KNUST.
A statement of the UCC Students Council Delegate on Sunday, 1 March 2020 said it has “taken initial steps to ascertain the veracity of the situation.”
“Some executives of the SRC, together with the Atlantic Hall President, have visited the police and have begun engagements with the CID in charge of the case”, parts of the statement read.
“All students should remain calm to avoid further aggravation of the situation”, the statement further added.