Police fire tear-gas on demo by student monks

The police fired tear-gas on a protest organised by the Inter University Bhikkhu Federation today near the Lotus Roundabout in Colombo.

The protest was staged against the SAITM private medical campus in Malabe.

A severe traffic congestion was caused by the protest and the police used water cannons and tear-gas to clear the protesters from the street. (Colombo Gazette)