- UPNG receives part of K12 million government funding
- Investigation into UPNG unrest 50% complete
- Case against university students dismissed
- UPNG terminates 2016 academic year
- UPNG students granted bail
- Police to enforce curfew at state universities
- DHERST has no jurisdiction in UPNG administrative matters
- UPNG semester suspended
- HERST minister calls for UPNG students to resume classes
- UPNG first year dorm gutted by fire
UOG SRC president wanted for questioning
The Student Representative Council (SRC) president, Chris Ambai, is wanted by police for questioning in relation to the protest on Thursday last week, Loop PNG reports, and allegedly on the run.
Eastern Highlands police commander, John Kale, said Ambai, who was injured during the protest, escaped from hospital before police could detain him. He believes Ambai may be hiding on campus.
Meanwhile, 4 students involved in the protest were detained by police and questioned by the Criminal Investigation Division (CID). It is understood that formal charges are yet to be laid.
It is also reported that two students are recovering from injuries sustained on Thursday’s incident, and the university campus is quiet but tense.
It is also understood that the Minister responsible for Higher Education, Hon Malakai Tabar, flew up to Goroka on Sunday to meet with the concerned parties and resolve their ongoing issues.