13 students arrested at Town Hall protests granted bail

13 students arrested at Town Hall protests granted bail

July 23, 2017   09:33 pm

The 13 Medical Faculty students arrested by the police this evening during the Sathyagraha at Town Hall, have been granted bail by the Colombo Magistrate Court. 

Thirteen students were arrested for defying a court order issued against the Satyagraha, organized by students attached to the medical faculty at the Town Hall today (23). 

Police had used water cannons to disperse a Satyagraha held by Medical faculty students at Town Hall.

The dispersion action carried out by the police was due to the Medical Students involved in the Satyagraha ignoring a court order that was issued, requesting the Satyagraha to conclude.

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