Violence erupted at the Tshwane University of Technology’s Soshanguve North Campus outside Pretoria, with one person reportedly killed.
Several students were also injured. SRC elections are currently taking place in all campuses of TUT.
It is alleged that the elections were rigged when someone was found with ballot papers.
Police fired shots at a group of students who clashed over the alleged smuggling of the fraudulent ballot papers.
It’s not clear if live ammunition was used by police. A security van was also torched.