Durban - Striking University of KwaZulu-Natal students have been interdicted from gathering unlawfully at any of the institution’s campuses, while workers involved in protest action at Illovo Sugar’s Noodsberg Mill in Dalton have also been stopped from doing so.
These two separate interdicts were confirmed in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday.
In both matters, the police had been ordered to help security enforce the court orders.
The acting registrar of the university, Deogratius Jaganyi, said that if the order were not granted, the protest action would result in harm to the functioning of the university and would endanger the lives of staff and students.
He highlighted the incidents that had taken place at the Edgewood campus, saying the grievances were that there was a lack of hot water, there was no wi-fi at the residence and there was a lack of security.