University that bans hugging, kissing or pecking suspends students for one year for having sex
The University bans physical touch involving hugging, pecking, and kissing between students of opposite sex.
The affected students have written to the university management for a review of the decision by the disciplinary committee alleging that they were caught coupling in dark corners at the campus, contrary to university regulations.
The affected students were given one week within which to appeal the decision should they feel the punishment was not just and fair.
The 30-year-old institution, which operates on strict Islamic doctrines, bans physical touch involving hugging, pecking, and kissing between students of opposite sex.
IUIU is one of the rare universities that runs an all-female campus at Kabojja on the outskirts of Kampala city.
In one of the latest cases, one of the suspended students said he was unaware of the rules and consumed alcohol two years ago and was made to write hundred apologies.
He had to affix his passport size photograph and was asked to pin them on all notice boards at the campus.
The university disciplinary committee also found the suspended students on different course guilty of consuming narcotics, and alcohol, among other offences.
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