Monday, September 2, 2013
5 Students break into Gateway International School Rajagiriya
Five students of three leading international schools in Colombo, have been arrested by the Welikada Police for alleged illegal entry into, and damage to property, of Gateway International School, Rajagiriya.
Police said the students who are minors, had jumped over the parapet wall of the school at night in the first week of August, when the school had been closed for vacation, and had broken into the main office and removed the CCTV cameras prior to vandalizing the premises.
The misdemeanour of the teen hooligans had been captured by another CCTV camera, leading to their arrest by the police.
One of the students was arrested in Battaramulla yesterday. Subsequently, based on information provided by the suspect, four other students were also taken into custody by yesterday afternoon. Police said the suspects are students of three leading international schools in Colombo.
Police Spokesman, SSP Buddika Siriwardene, said the suspects would be produced in Court today (2).
He added the police are on the look out to arrest another suspect in connection with the incident.