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IUSF Convener further remanded

2013 Jul 13

The Convenor of the Inter University Students Federation (IUSF) Sanjeewa Bandara, who was arrested for disregarding police orders and organizing a demonstration, was further remanded until July 15 by the Gangodawila Magistrate’s Court.

When the case was taken up today, Mirihana Police informed court that Sanjeewa Bandara is not a university student and that this has been confirmed by the Vice Chancellors of the Ruhunu and Sri Jayawardenapura universities.

Therefore he has no right to illegally organize a protest march with the participation of students from those respective universities, police said.

 Bandara was arrested on July 08 for organizing a protest on June 26 while ignoring orders issued by the police.

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