Students clash at the Rajarata University - 8 injured
8 students of the Rajarata University’s Management Faculty were admitted to the Mihintale Hospital after suffering injuries s a result of an assault carried out by 2nd and 3rd year students of the same faculty after breaking into the faculty hostel.
The Mihintale Police stated that the injured students had claimed that the assault was carried out by students who were staying at the Dutugemunu Hostel, where the injured students were staying, and by students staying in the adjacent Mahasen Hostel.
A group of 2nd and 3rd year students of the Rajarata University’s Management Faculty had acted in a lewd manner along the road that lead to the girl’s hostel in the Mihintale University, after consuming alcohol.
The Mihintale police stated that the clash had occurred as a result of a group of 4th year students, protesting at this action.