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Bail Application To Be Taken Up On Nov. 8

Nov 3, 2010 7:27:14 AM - thesundayleader.lk

The Colombo High Court has scheduled the bail hearing for the 21 university students arrested for Monday, November 8.

The 21 university students were arrested on October 14 for forcibly entering the Higher Education Ministry premises and damaging property.

The arrested students were among the group of students affiliated to the JVP backed Inter University Students’ Federation (IUSF).

The police had informed the court that the students have forcibly entered the Ministry premises and caused damages to public property.

The police in its report to courts said the damage caused to the High Education Ministry amounted to over Rs. 200,000.

The clash ensued between the students and the police had injured 29 people, 19 among them were police officers.