Sep 09, 2019

19 Ruhuna University students further remanded over ragging incident

Nineteen students including the student Union Chairman of the Ruhuna University have been further remanded until September 23 by the Matara Chief Magistrate's court over the ragging of a fresher.

The suspects had surrendered on August 6 after a complaint had been filed at the Matara police over the incident which involved the ragging of a first-year student at the university.

Charges have been filed against the suspects under the Torture Act.

The ragging incident had come to light after being exposed during a news conference.

(Sunday Times)