Pressure mounts for Kanya Cekeshe's release

Kanya Cekeshe is currently serving an eight-year jail term for setting a police van alight. Courtesy #DStv403

PARLIAMENT - Pressure from civil society to have FeesMustFall activist Kanya Cekeshe released is mounting.

University of Cape Town and University of Western Cape students have joined other institutions demanding his release.

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On Friday, they marched to Parliament to demand President Cyril Ramaphosa grant Cekeshe presidential pardon.

Cekeshe is currently serving an 8-year jail term for setting a police van alight.

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