Police fire tear-gas on students for violating court order

teargas-415x260-415x260The police fired tear-gas and water cannons on students of the Kelaniya university who staged a protest in Fort violating a court order.

The police had obtained a court order preventing the protest from being staged in Fort but the students disregarded the court order.

The students staged the protest demanding an end to the alleged suppression of university students.

They also demanded that university students arrested in the past for staging protests be released. (Colombo Gazette)