8 students of the Jaffna University were summoned yesterday by the Jaffna Judge over the fighting in the campus on 16th..
4 Tamil students had been ordered appear in court on 25th and 4 Sinhalese students are ordered to appear before courts on the 1st of August.
It is notable that on the 16th Sinhalese students attempted to forcefully insert unscheduled Kandyan dancers into the Welcoming procession of the Science Faculty and in ensuing fracas 5 Sinhales students and an unspecified number of Tamil students were injured.
The injured Sinhalese students were admitted to Jaffna hospital and on was transferred to Colombo Hospital and on his complaint, the Kopay police tried to arrestthe Student Federation Leader, who surrendered to courts through his lawyers. He appealed that his complaint also be recorded and on his complaint the Kopay police had filed another case.