The Buttala police today arrested four AL students on charges of having assaulted several teachers of the Buttala Uva Pelwatte Maha Vidyalaya, when the teachers had intervened to stop the ragging of the newly admitted students.
An injured teacher was admitted to the Buttala Base Hospital while another teacher was discharged from hospital after treatment.
This incident had happened when several teachers had attempted to stop some senior students from ragging new students who had arrived at the school to begin their AL classes. A student who was also injured and admitted to hospital had left the hospital.
Three students of the Arts stream and one from the Maths stream were arrested.
Buttala police are investigating under the direction of the Senior DIG and Moneragala SSP. (Nayanajeewa Bandara)