A second year student of the Kelaniya University Commerce and Management Faculty has died suddenly.
The deceased was identified as K. P. Akalanka.
The annual road race of the university took place last morning.
After participating in this marathon, the student concerned had gone to his boarding in the vicinity of the University, taken a bath and then set out to go back to the University.
Subsequently he had suffered a heart ailment and died upon admission to the hospital.
Kelaniya University Student Union representative Kithsiri Gunawardhana has accused the university authorities for this sudden death.
However we inquired about these charges from Kelaniya University Student Affairs Director Dr. Anura Karunaratna.