Student arrested for attacking school prefect with a sharp object


A student from a school in Katugastota area was arrested today, under the charges of attacking a prefect of the same school with a sharp object.

The assailant, a grade 10 student, has attacked the prefect who was studying in Grade 11 last Wednesday.

Reports indicated that an argument regarding a cricket match has led to the incident.

A 2 inches long piece of blade has been extracted from the shoulder of the victim following a surgery conducted yesterday.

The arrested student is to be produced before the Kandy Magistrate’s Court today.