Students stage protest
Jul 27, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
The Inter University Students Federation (IUSF) is due to commence a protest march today at 1.00 p.m. to urge the authorities to take steps to arrest the police officers responsible for the alleged attack on the deceased Ruhunu University student Susantha Bandara.
The protest which is due to commence from the University Grants Commission (UGC) is planned to proceed up to the Police Headquarters. The students plan to stage a sathyagraha campaign in front of the Police Headquarters. According to IUSF Convener Udul Premaratne, students from all the universities are due to participate in the protest march.
Premaratne also stated that some of the student groups that are travelling to Colombo to participate in the protest were harassed by the Police on their way.