Jun 12, 2018

Jaffna students engage in protests

A group of students from the Jaffna Kokkuvil Hindu College staged a protest recently.

The protest was staged due to the arrest of two students over the assaulting of a teacher at a location outside of the school. The protesting students charge that the two arrested students had no involvement in the attack and had been arrested based on a false complaint had been made by the school principal to the police on the instigation of several other teachers.

 The students staged the protest demanding that the principal intervene and have the two arrested students released.

Meanwhile, the principal had spoken to the students and having explained matters to them, they had eventually abandoned the protest.