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J'pura Uni non-academics on strike

2014 Feb 26

It is said that the non-academic staff of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura have commenced a strike to protest against the assault on a security officer by the students, our news sources said.
The incident had happened as a result of a clash between the students and the security officers last night. A student representative said the cause for the clash was a long-time dispute between the two parties.

A security officer, who was severely injured in the clash, is being treated at the Kalubowila Hospital.

The student representative further said they have made a written request to the non-academic staff, for a meeting to discuss the issue.

The non-academic staff has agreed to discuss the issue, the student representative told the news sources said.

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