Fees Must Fall activist may be out of jail before Christmas

News

Fees Must Fall activist may be out of jail before Christmas

However, Kanya Cekeshe won’t be giving up the legal fight against his conviction, says his lawyer

Journalist

Jailed Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe is on track to be released before Christmas, and should be out of prison within the week.

Justice and correctional services spokesperson Chrispin Phiri told Times Select’s sister publication, Business Day, that Cekeshe would be released after completing a “pre-release programme”.

Cekeshe, who has served two years for malicious damage to property linked to Fees Must Fall protests, would be released after completing a “pre-release programme”...

This article is reserved for Times Select subscribers.
A subscription gives you full digital access to all Times Select content.

Times Select

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems?
Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.