Chancellor College (Chanco) Vice- Principal Associate Professor Samson Sajidu has confirmed that he was roughed up by protesting students last Thursday in the college campus in the eastern city of Zomba.
The students were staging protests f ollowing a disagreement that erupted during an impromptu meeting between Students Union of Chancellor College (Succ) and the college’s administration.
Chanco students did not receive their stipend allowances until Thursday.
Sajidu said he attracted wrath of the students when he was persuading them to call of the protests, assuring them the allowances will be paid by next day/
“The students started demonstrating in the evening, which is not allowed even in foreign countries because anything can happen to them. In this case, they blocked roads for staff members and there were no administrators there,” he said.
Sajidu said he called the police for help by the cops did not pick his calls.
He said, eventually, a group of students approached and harassed him .
According to Sajidu, the issue is currently being handled by the college management.
Succ president, Frank Chidampamba, claimed Vice-Principal slapped a student and was victimised in the process.