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Father arrested for assaulting student

2013 Jun 29

Police has arrested a father for assaulting a student of grade 10 inside a school located in Makulugamwewa area of Galewela Education Zone.
The student has been admitted to Galewela hospital following the assault and later on transferred to Dambulla Base Hospital last night (27).

A speaker at Dambulla hospital reported that the condition of the student is not critical.

The suspect is scheduled to be produced before Dambulla Magistrate Court.

Meanwhile, the principal of Navodya Maha Vidyala has assaulted a student of grade 11 following a Poson Pandol competition.

Dodamgoda Police has commenced investigations into the incident.

A 15 year old student, Ishara Jayalath, who is receiving treatments at Nagoda General Hospital following the assault stated that ‘ the principle wiped me with a bamboo cane for about 20 times questioning me why I step on the stage to receive the monetary reward when the school name was announced ‘.

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