Tamil student dies after ragging

[TamilNet, Monday, 27 October 1997, 23:59 GMT]
The first year Tamil engineering student of Peradeniya University who had a kidney failure recently following severe ragging by senior students died last night in a hospital in Colombo.

Seven senior students of the engineering faculty of the university were taken into custody by the Kandy Police in connection with this ragging incident.

Meanwhile a Sinhala girl -also a first year student - in the University of Ruhunu committed suicide this week as she was unable to bear ragging by her senior students.

 

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