Saturday, 05 December 2015 - 12:58
The decision on police officers who were responsible for the assault on HNDA students on the 10th
The National Police Commission stated that recommendations of the Human Rights commission with regard to the assault on HNDA students will be implemented.
Secretary of the commission N Ariyadasa speaking to our news team stated that the police commission will convene next Thursday to discuss the recommendations of the Human Rights Commission.
He further stated that a decision will be taken on the 10th with regard to implementing the recommendations.
The Human Rights Commission states that the police violated the rights of HNDA students during the recent police assault in front of Higher Education Ministry.
Accordingly, the Human Rights Commission has ordered the police to compensate those who were affected.
Releasing the investigation report, the Commission stated that disciplinary action should be taken against the police officers who assaulted the students.
The petition with regard to the assault by the police on the HNDA students was filed by Jathika Balaya Organizations together with the Inter University Students Federation.
Having conducted a complete investigation on the assault, the Human Rights Commission released a 31 paged report today.
The report recommends paying 25 thousand rupees to the female student who was hospitalized after the attack, while eight other students who were affected are to be paid 15 thousand rupees each.
It further insists that disciplinary action should be taken against those who unleashed violence on the students and the government authorities should draw pay attention to prevent such incidents in the future.