University of Limpopo lecturer suspended over sexual harassment allegations

The University of Limpopo suspended a geography lecturer on Wednesday following complaints of sexual harassment against him by a group of female students.

The students lodged complaints with the university about two weeks ago.
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University spokesperson Johannes Selepe said that the students lodged complaints with the university about two weeks ago. “We had to follow all processes before suspending him‚” Selepe said.

TimesLIVE established that the lecturer invited the students to a hotel and also asked one of them to kiss him.

Selepe said that the university’s harassment policy strongly condemned any form of sexual harassment‚ adding: “Any person who feels that he or she has been sexually harassed may lodge a complaint with the management of the university.”

BY PREGA GOVENDER – TimesLIVE

Source: TMG Digital

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