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NMMU News

21/10/2016

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) is extremely saddened by the news of the rape of two of its students.

The University does not take these incidents lightly and is concerned at the rising number of our students affected by this heinous crime.

NMMU residence staff have been liaising with the students’ families as they return to their homes in Limpopo after their horrific ordeal earlier this week. Both students lived in residence.

According to police reports, the students had taken a taxi to the Norwich bus station in order to return to university on Wednesday at about 6pm, but were instead abducted by the driver to the New Brighton area where both were raped. They were released at 6am the next day and managed to get help at a nearby shopping centre before reporting the crime to the police station. 

Communication and Stakeholder Liaison

Contact information
Mrs Debbie Derry
Deputy Director: Communication
Tel: 041 504 3057
debbie.derry@nmmu.ac.za