Spray painting students given bail

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Seven students of an international school located in Wellawatte were released on surety bail of Rs.50, 000 each after they were arrested by the Bambalapitiya police for vandalizing a school wall of a Muslim girls school with spray paint in Bambalapitiya.

The parents and the seven students were severely warned by the Magistrate. The next Court date is scheduled for 23rd of March. (Ananda Weerasuriya) 

  Comments - 35

  • Thomas Thursday, 24 February 2011 02:10 AM


    Roshan Wednesday, 23 February 2011 11:05 AM

    Good work by the Police. Not only the School wall they should arrest when anyone spray even the residence wall.

    Thilina Wednesday, 23 February 2011 11:08 AM

    Not only the international schools do this thing but also our so called popular schools do it all the time. Those who do it should be sent to rehabilitation.

    LANKA Wednesday, 23 February 2011 11:14 AM

    Should Name and Shame The School.

    Shan Wednesday, 23 February 2011 11:10 AM

    International schools damaging our culture and spoiling other students too....

    Johann Gunasekara Thursday, 24 February 2011 02:40 AM

    Compulsary community service is the answer. Get them to clean up the mess and more, this will send a clear message to all

    EH Wednesday, 23 February 2011 11:33 AM

    Every Schools has it black sheep and thats part and parcel of growing up. You do a mis deeed you should be able to take up punishment.
    This is what makes rounded people of the world.
    I AM NOT AT ANY POINT CONDONING THIS. what was done is wrong and children should be punished for mis deeds yes. but i think its abit harsh.

    Why don't you hang from a tree and scream about the corruption of ploicticans, judiciary and the police.
    is it not the immoral culture that they create that leads to such lawlessness and crude behaviour.

    Chidlren takes cues from the society at large and the worst kind is people like you who do not look into the source of these mis deeds.
    on the flip side.. if you were a parent and the scholl punished your child you will be the first to take the school to task..

    Hobsons choice at the end of the day !!

    Hemali Wednesday, 23 February 2011 11:42 AM

    For every 'international' student who spray paints there are hundred 'government' students who do much worse. I've been to both schools and I can tell you that most 'international' students have better things to do than spray walls. And personally I think most of the posters and garbage around colombo is more of an eyesore than some spray paint

    chris abey Wednesday, 23 February 2011 12:05 PM

    What about all the political rubbish posters pasted on walls of homes,churches and schools.Wish the police would arrest those guys too.I dare them to do that.

    Rishan Wednesday, 23 February 2011 12:16 PM

    if caught must ask them to erase the vendalism on the wall and repaint at their cost.

    kowsikan Wednesday, 23 February 2011 12:30 PM

    guys be careful like kind of this matters!!!!!!!!!

    sltk20042004 Wednesday, 23 February 2011 12:37 PM

    Are you saying that the largest offenses (corruption, robberies, mass murders) were done by people educated in international schools ?

    punchi Thursday, 24 February 2011 03:54 AM

    Not all schools are bad

    Calistus Jayatilleke Wednesday, 23 February 2011 01:15 PM

    Training to be future politicians.

    dinesh Wednesday, 23 February 2011 01:53 PM

    give them a week of cleaning public places vandalised. That should teach them something...

    Dilan Wednesday, 23 February 2011 02:14 PM

    Yeah...spoiled kids...

    gamaya Thursday, 24 February 2011 04:55 AM

    Ask those students to clean the walls in public places. then they will learn a lesson.

    Shan Wednesday, 23 February 2011 03:30 PM


    samuk Wednesday, 23 February 2011 04:12 PM

    Sorry Shan

    If you blame all international school childrens is that fair How about our some of popular top colombo school boys and girls

    ahamed Wednesday, 23 February 2011 05:13 PM

    wel done .gov. good punishment!!!

    Mr. D Wednesday, 23 February 2011 05:28 PM

    Government school students do this everyday!!!!!! Why the discrimination against International students????

    citizen1 Wednesday, 23 February 2011 05:56 PM

    Well said!

    Fair N Square Wednesday, 23 February 2011 06:43 PM

    With International Schools came Indiscipline. Sadly not much laws are prevailing to bring the international schools in line.

    Konde bendapu china Wednesday, 23 February 2011 10:02 AM

    these are mentally sick people must give them lesson .They paint some words very awful to look

    citze silva Wednesday, 23 February 2011 10:14 AM

    Yep- these International School guys have no proper play grounds in school- this is how they spend their time.

    malkanthi Wednesday, 23 February 2011 10:15 AM

    The immoral Culture of international schools have taken grip of children in leading private / government schools.

    mohandev Wednesday, 23 February 2011 10:20 AM

    At least appreciate Chinthanya justice at work

    kassa Wednesday, 23 February 2011 10:28 AM

    Nice work in future they will understand how difficult that.

    citze silva Wednesday, 23 February 2011 11:44 PM

    Theses guys have the money to buy a spray can . How many of them can sing the National anthem ?

    MangoFriend Thursday, 24 February 2011 07:50 AM

    remember the guy who strangled a swedish girl? also attended an intl school.

    Abdul Thursday, 24 February 2011 07:51 AM

    More than Int'l schools, the so called BIG schools are involved in this. This is what they do during BIG MATCH season.

    Hash Wednesday, 23 February 2011 10:41 AM

    The law sprayed on them

    SriLankan Thursday, 24 February 2011 12:39 AM

    May be! They can see things happenning @ home & use the money comes in the same easy ways .

    shavantha Wednesday, 23 February 2011 10:45 AM

    Give them community service get the students to paint the wall for the girls school

    Aargee Thursday, 24 February 2011 01:15 AM

    Few years back an American student in Singapore got 22 Cuts by cane and deported for spraying a car with spray paint. Most of the Americans applaud that punishment as it cannot be done in America. , How about that for a punishment

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