Police fire tear-gas and water cannons on IUSF protest

The Police fired tear-gas and water cannons on a protest staged by the Inter University Students’ Federation at Town Hall today.

A court order had earlier been obtained preventing the students from obstructing traffic or entering any Government institution.

The Police fired tear-gas and water cannons on the university students when they protested near the Higher Education Ministry at Town Hall.

The protest against the SAITM private institute caused a severe traffic congestion in the Town Hall area this afternoon. (Colombo Gazette)

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