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Monday, 04 May 2015 - 8:44
Student monks to be arrested
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Two students were arrested for assaulting the police officers and vandalizing state property during the demonstration staged in front of the University Grants Commission in Ward Place on the 29th of April.

Police media spokesman’s office stated that currently they are inspecting the videos and photographs regarding the matter.

Meanwhile, the IGP visited Cinnamon Gardens Police OIC and Dematagoda Police sub inspector at the Colombo National Hospital who were hospitalized after a student monk hurled a stone at them.

They have been transferred to Narahenpita Police hospital.

On the 29th of April, the inter-university Bhikku Federation staged a protest in front of the UGC, accusing that the university placements for student monks have been curtailed

A tense situation occurred between the police and the student monks, when the students and student monks attempted to enter the UGC premises.

However, Police arrested 2 students and remanded them until tomorrow

Police media spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara stated that videos are inspected in connection with the incident.

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