Hazing, clashes in Jaffna Campus injure freshmen

[TamilNet, Friday, 26 September 2003, 00:11 GMT]
Clashes which erupted between freshmen and Junior year students of the Jaffna University over a ragging incident Monday continued for the fourth day Thursday. Arts faculty freshman, Mr.P.Thanaraj of Kalmadu in Vavuniya, was injured in Thursday’s clash inside the premises of Jaffna Campus, police sources said.

The injured student was taken to the Jaffna teaching hospital in the Vice Chancellor’s car, sources said.

Earlier on Monday two freshmen were injured due to ragging by Junior year students. One of them Mr.Gunasingham Suthas of Ganeshapuram in Alaveddy is still in the Jaffna teaching hospital, medical sources said.

Jaffna university authorities have suspended two Junior year students for ragging freshmen, sources said.

 

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