Seven university students and a student monk who were alleged to have behaved in an unruly manner violating the interim order during the protest organised by the Inter University Students Federation (IUSF) were taken into custody today, Police said.
Meanwhile, police said five police officers who were injured in the incident were admitted to the Narahenpita Police Hospital.
Suspects are to be produced in courts tomorrow. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)
Video by Sanjeewa, Buddhi
Comments - 5
kondaya77 Wednesday, 17 May 2017 10:42 PM
If the students do not want to study they can leave the universities and be slaves to politicians. Stop being the cats paw!
Don Wednesday, 17 May 2017 11:06 PM
Transfer them to KKS prison. via DM Android App
rohantha Wednesday, 17 May 2017 11:10 PM
Police should arrest the leaders of anthare. As law abiding citizens don't we have a right to engage in our activities without hinderence.
Leo Thursday, 18 May 2017 09:30 AM
Future members of the JVP exactly why Mr.Dissanayake coming in to power is a very distant dream. via DM Android App
AjithZ Wednesday, 17 May 2017 10:08 PM
Send them home if it is possible within the law. Will teach the others a lesson. Of course they will start protesting that for sure. They love to be on the road than the classroom.
Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.