Colombo University Students granted bail

14 January 2020 11:50 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The 12 students remanded over the clash that broke out at the Colombo University, were granted bail by the Colombo Chief Magistrate today.

They were released on a surety of Rs. 200,000 each.

The Cinnamon Gardens Police arrested the 12 students on January 9 following a complaint lodged with the police regarding a clash between two groups in the university while enroling newcomers. They were remanded till today by Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court.

Two students were injured during the clash and had admitted to the Colombo National Hospital. The clash had broken out at the cafeteria of the University over an incident of ragging on January 8th. (Yohitha Perera)

  Comments - 5

  • DJ Tuesday, 14 January 2020 12:03 PM

    A violent culture which begins from their schooling days, no doubt. We need an education systems that has Teachers not just facilitators who teach a subject. The lack of leadership in our country since independence is the key aspect

    DillonDP Tuesday, 14 January 2020 01:58 PM

    Well what would be the state of affairs when Band is wooing to employe 8-grade standard students for the government positions

    ANTON Tuesday, 14 January 2020 12:09 PM

    YES, CLASHES ARE ALLOWED INSIDE THE UNIVERSITIES AS WELL AS IN THE PARLIAMENT.

    Lokka Tuesday, 14 January 2020 01:05 PM

    Getting education free plus a bursary. No value. Make every one pay for university education to eliminate ragging and other violence.

    Ram Tuesday, 14 January 2020 01:42 PM

    Bar them from university education


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