Eight students were bailed out by the Colombo Magistrate


Colombo MC today(19)released on bail 8 students those were arrested during the protest march took place on the 17th.

There have been 10 arrests during the protest march and later 8 of them including a monk were produced at magistrate on the same night.

Police at several occasions obstructed the peaceful march, surrounded the area and shot tear gas, water cannon and baton charge followed. The police attack resulted in injuries for more than 20 students who were soon hospitalized. Police reports revealed that 5 police officers were also hospitalized with injuries. Many students were seen throwing back the tear gas shells back to their launching direction.