Monday, June 3, 2013

Classes Suspended Sabaragamuwa University Students

Administrative Board of Sabaragamuwa University has suspended 47 students who allegedly involved in a clash with the police last Saturday.

However addressing a media briefing held in Colombo today, Convener of the Inter University Students Federation Sanjeeva Bandara said that the students were suspended on the orders of the Higher Education Minister.

The police arrested 10 students on Saturday when they clashed with the police during a protest staged by the students of the University demanding the University authorities to stop the expulsion of four students.

Police were forced to fire tear gas to disperse the students protesting in front of the Sabaragamuwa University and blocking the main Colombo-Badulla highway. The students have also attacked the police injuring 10 police officers.