Water mixed with chilli powder hurled at medical student protesters from Karapitiya


The fast being carried out by medical students from the Karapitiya Medical Faculty in Galle was interrupted this morning by an unknown party mixing chili powder with the water that was being consumed. 

The fast was being staged in front of the Medical College, demanding the closure of the Malabe Private Medical College.Convener of the students committee Ryan Jayalath stated that a group of persons that interrupted the fast, arrived at the site in a three wheeler.

Meanwhile the members of the student union of the Kelaniya University have organized a protest march today against the failure of management to find solutions to students’ problems.

Our correspondent stated that the students’ protest march is currently moving towards Colombo.