Valachenai teachers, principal arrested

The principal and two teachers of a school in Valachenai were arrested over the death of a child during a school outing.
According to the police the 14 year old child had died after falling into the river while at a school scout camping trip.
The principal and two teachers had accompanied 15 children on the camp to Vakaneri.
During the camp the children had taken part in several scout related activities when the accident took place. (Colombo Gazette)