Committee on molestation of alleged thief at UG completes work

The fact-finding committee established by the University of Ghana (UG) to investigate the case of molestation of an alleged thief by students of the University at the Mensah-Sarbah Hall, has completed its work.

The committee, in its report to the Dean of students and Vice Chancellor of the University, has identified some students, who were present during the molestation as seen in the video clips produced and also from credible eye-witness account.

A statement signed by Mr Joseph Maafo Budu, Registrar of the University, copied GNA on Wednesday in Accra, said the Vice Chancellor in his capacity as the chief disciplinary officer of the educational institution, has referred the case against the students to the disciplinary Committee for Students.

It said: “those persons were invited to meet with the disciplinary committee as per a writ of summon issued on Wednesday, 13, April 2011.”

The statement announced that without any prejudice to the provision of the University’s statutes, the list of persons duly identified in the report has been handed over to the Ghana Police Service for its own investigations.

It said the management of the University would like to assure the University community and the general public that it was doing everything possible to bring to book and sanction as appropriate all involved in the despicable act seen in the video.

Source: GNA

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