Friday, 04 April 2014 - 8:26
An attack on a teacher who gave evidence against Kurunagala John Kothalawala School principal.
Kurunegala Sir John Kotalawala Vidyalaya Science Teacher Saaliya Wijesingha says that a group of parents attacked him during the protest staged at the school yesterday.
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A tense situation cropped in coincidence with the protest staged yesterday by the school’s students, alumni and parents against the remanding of the former school principal connected with the face book incident.
The court ordered day-before-yesterday that Kurunegala Sir John Kotalawala Mahaa Vidyaalaya Principal Saman Indraratna be remanded till 11th of this month on the charge of pressurizing witnesses of the relevant case pertaining to the face-book incident.
A teacher who had given evidence with regard to the incident was thus attacked.
North Western Provincial Education Secretary P.B.M. Sirisena says that it is decided to give April vacation for the students of Kurunegala Sir John Kotalawala Vidyalaya with effect from today.
After the protest North Western Provincial Council Chief Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera presided a meeting with Provincial Education Secretary P.B.M. Sirisena, Acting Principal and parents of the school.