Man caught masturbating in Stellenbosch University library

A video has gone viral of a man masturbating in Stellenbosch University's library
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Stellenbosch University (SU) has said that they are aware of viral video posted to social media in which a man appears to be masturbating in the campus library.

A video was uploaded to social media of a man seemingly masturbating in the library of Stellenbosch University campus. The source of the video is unknown but on one account where it was posted it has over 30 000 views.
The university confirmed that the incident took place on its Stellenbosch campus on Tuesday, 29 October 2019 seemingly showing a man committing an inappropriate act. 
 
Stellenbosch University spokesperson Desmond Thompson said Campus Security escorted a man from the SU Library at the request of library staff. The man had earlier signed in as a visitor .
 
Thompson said the University is investigating the incident as a matter of urgency and they  received an email from a student mentioning that a fellow student had witnessed the incident. The students are being approached for statements.
According to Thompson,Campus Security and the Equality Unit are investigating and the Centre for Student Counselling and Development will be providing therapeutic assistance to affected students.
 
SU Chief Operating Officer Prof Stan du Plessis added that while we they were working urgently to confirm all the facts in this case he wanted to reassure SU students that their safety is a priority. He also reiterated that the University condemns sexual misconduct of any kind and Stellenbosch University was actively working to counter gender-based violence.
The Anti-GBV Movement of SU strongly has also condemned the recent incident as disturbing, abhorrent public act.
The organisation claimed that an act of public indecency and harassment has occurred more than once this year and needed to be condemned by all members of society.
The organisation said the university and law enforcement must investigate this heinous act and requested that the university and campus security provide more clarity and context for transparency.
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