Catholic Priest Shot by Police Braamfontein,Joh

Fr Graham Pugin after being shot

Fr Graham Pugin after being shot

A Catholic Priest was today shot on the face by police as #fees must fall gains momentum.It is believed the Priest Fr Graham Pugin had given sanctuary to the students who who were running away from the police.

Fr Graham was standing at the gate of the church raising his hands.The police fired shots from a nyala hitting him on the face tearing his lips.Police continued to fire rubber bullet to the peaceful lay man.Fr Graham was taken to hospital for treatment.The South African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has showed reacted with concern following the priest’s shooting.

Violence erupted at Wits University as police blocked students from entering the Great Hall.This follows demonstrations by university students calling for free education.

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