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Wednesday, 23 October 2013 - 14:52
UPDATE : Video : Kottawa Dharmapala Vidyalaya teacher assaulters remanded.


The 4 suspects that were arrested in connection with the incident where several teachers including the principal of the Kottawa Dharmapala College were assaulted were remanded till the 7th of next month after they were produced before the Homagama Magistrate’s court.

Meanwhile, a protest was held opposite the Kottawa Dharmapala College against the assault with the participation of parents, representatives of teachers associations and students.

Protestors demanded that the other suspects also be arrested and produced before Courts expediently.

UPDATE  Thursday, 24 October 2013 - 07:31 PM

Functions of Kottawa Dharmapala Vidyalaya halted

 Thursday, 24 October 2013 - 12:53 AM

The functions of the Kottawa Dharmapala Vidyalaya have not returned to normal yet after the assault on a group of teachers including its Principal yesterday.

A school spokesman told our news team that teachers, parents and students held a protest in front of the school this morning as well.

The protesters demanded that the 4 suspects now in police custody should be severely dealt with.

The 4 suspects arrested last night were produced before the Homagama Magistrate Court this morning.

Among the victims of the yesterday assault incident are Kottawa Dharmapala Vidyalaya Principal, his deputy and the Principal of the Primary Section.

 UPDATE  Thursday, 24 October 2013 - 12:53 AM


All 4 suspects who attacked Kottawa, Dharmapala School principal arrested. 

 Thursday, 24 October 2013 - 07:55 AM

The police has arrested the four persons who attacked the teachers including the Kottaawa Dharmapaala Vidyaalaya principal.

Police Media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that the police had arrested these persons last night.

The police media spokesman also said that the police was scheduled to produce them at the Homagama Magistrate’s Court today.

A four-person gang had come to the school last noon and attacked four teachers including Principal Yakdehi-gey Yasaratna.

Among the victims of the attack were two other teachers including the vice principal.

The police said that they were still receiving treatment at the Homagama hospital.

Primary Section Principal Yaapaa Bandaara too is also among the teachers attacked


Assault on 4 teachers including the principal of the Kottawa Dharmapala Vidyalaya
Wednesday, 23 October 2013 - 6:54 PM

Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that a special police unit has been deployed to arrest the suspects who allegedly assaulted 4 teachers of Dharmapala Vidyalaya in Kottawa.

Four persons introducing themselves as old boys of the school have launched the attack and injured 4 teachers including its principal Yad-dehi-ge Yasarathna this afternoon.

One victim was admitted to hospital.

Several protests were held recently against the relocation of the Dharmapala Vidyalaya primary section and a tree-top protest by a member of the School Protection Organization was among them.

Meanwhile parents who visited the school after today’s assault said that the person who protested on a tree-top was among those who launched the attack.

A tense situation at Dharmapala Vidyalaya

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 - 02:52 PM

A tense situation arose at Dharmapala Vidyalaya -kottawa as two outsiders tried to assault the principal; 3 teachers were injured.

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