Student at Nelson Mandela University arrested for murder of roommate

By Chanice Jennike - 08 October 2019Views : 581


Police have arrested a 19-year-old Nelson Mandela University student for the murder of his roommate. 

According to reports, the incident occurred at their off-campus accommodation on Saturday.

It is believed a fight broke out between the two.

The Student Representative's Council's Amanda Ngwenya said that the university is shocked by the incident. 

"The mood is foul because we've lost three students and that's never happened, that NUM loses three students in less than 24 hours."

Counselling is being provided by the university.