IUSF protest: 4 hospitalised, 3 arrested

15 June 2016 04:26 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Four students were hospitalised and three more incluidng a female were arrested during a protest staged by the Inter University Students’ Federation (IUSF) demanding the release of the seven students who were arrested for a ragging incident at the Kelaniya University.

Protesters said police fired tear gas and used water cannons, on multiple occasions, to disperse the protest at Lotus Road, Colombo Fort.

However, protesters said they would continue the protest until the three students, who were arrested today, were released.

  Comments - 4

  • kk Wednesday, 15 June 2016 04:49 PM

    good rag from police via DM Android App

    mohan Wednesday, 15 June 2016 05:32 PM

    This has become a daily routine in the city of Colombo.We are inviting foreign investors to invest in Sri Lanka when they see these protest's and im passable city roads I am sure they will catch the next available flight and go home.This government should put their house in order first but I don't see its happening.

    ajith Wednesday, 15 June 2016 05:41 PM

    vicious circle. more protest more arrest. Very high quality education,

    malij Wednesday, 15 June 2016 06:06 PM

    They think that they (IUSF) is above the law. Law of the land should be applied for all.


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