The students of the Jaffna Technical College was engaged in a demonstration yesterday demanding the creation of a cordial environment to study peacefully and the arrests of the culprits who attacked the lecturers of the College.
On the 14th of this month, an altercation between two students resulted in outsiders being brought into the premises with swords and the lectures being attacked by them.
An attention drawing demonstration was held by the college community in front of the College condemning the atrocity. The demands were
“ Let not the culprits escape !!”
“Ensure the safety of Students and lecturers !!”
Memorandums containing the demands were handed over to The Northern Governor, The Government Agent, Jaffna and the Assitant Superintendent of Police, Jaffna.
Another news claimed that two persons had been remanded over the incident.