9 arrested for assaulting students in Nawalapitiya

Saturday, 14 May 2016 - 8:38


Students of the Gampola Wickramabahu National College who arrived in Nawalapitiya to participate in the Zonal sports meet were assaulted yesterday.

Old boys and students of the Nawalapitiya Anuruddha Vidyalaya are accused of assaulting the students and damaging their bus.

The police stated that 2 students of the Gampola Wickramabahu National College were injured and a long running dispute between the students of the schools is the root cause for the assault.

The police arrested 3 old boys and 6 students of the Anuruddha Vidyalaya over the incident and they will be produced before the Nawalapitiya courts today.

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