Feb 02, 2017

12 students at SAITM protest arrested

Police have arrested 12 students who staged a protest march against SAITM, on a charge of having violated a court order.

Colombo additional magistrate Ranga Dissanayake this morning (02) ordered that the demonstration be carried out without inconveniencing the public.

The IUSF and medical students union organized protest was dispersed by police firing teargas and water cannons at Lotus Roundabout at Fort as they were heading towards the Presidential Secretariat.