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* Jaffna University suspends 31 students following a clash
Sun, Jun 4, 2023, 08:16 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 04, Colombo: Following a clash between two groups of students of the Faculty of Commerce and Management of Jaffna University, 31 second and third year students of that faculty have been banned from classes from today (04) until further notice, the Jaffna University administration says.

According to the University administration two groups of students of the Faculty of Commerce and Management have engaged in a confrontation during a sports meet on 31st May and one student was injured and admitted to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital.

The Kopai Police and the university administration started an investigation regarding the incident and 16 second year students and 15 third year students of the Faculty of Commerce and Management who initiated the clash were banned from classes, the administration said.

The students who have been suspended have been banned from entering the hostels and academic departments of the university and the university administration has notified the relevant departments.

The Administration of Jaffna University added that due to the clashes, all the sports competitions of the university were suspended.


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