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200 students make mockery of Gov in ‘blatant breach’ of lockdown with late-night rave at Coventry University

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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

Over 200 Uni Students have ignored social distancing measures as they danced and sang along to music in what is being described as a blatant breach of lockdown rules witha late-night rave at Coventry University.

Hundreds of students have been filmed climbing on top of ping pong tables and screaming and shouting along to music at a late-night party within the university halls in Coventry.

The have clearly breached coronavirus lockdown rules. 200 youngsters are thought to have crammed into the common room at Arundel House which is near to Coventry University’s main campus.

For a rave which was arranged for the early hours of Tuesday morning to defy the lockdown rules.

A spokesman for Coventry University – where there have been five confirmed cases of Covid-19 – said they were “deeply concerned” by the scenes in the The university “strongly condemns the blatant breaches” of the rule of six and other guidelines, the statement said.

“We have introduced a code of conduct for students and shared this widely with them ahead of the weekend,” it added.

“This code of conduct makes it clear that a failure to follow university and government health, safety and wellbeing requirements will constitute a breach of the university’s disciplinary regulations and may be dealt with as a matter of misconduct.

“If any of those involved in the video are found to be students of Coventry University and in breach of the code of conduct, we will take appropriate action.”

An investigation is also under way to determine if the party had been planned.

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