Eight suspended from lectures
Peradeniya University's Senate yesterday suspended eight students
from attending lectures for five weeks after they were found guilty of
removing the Sir Ivor Jennings nameboard and damaging university
property, Registrar Ranjith Alwis said.
The names of seven students suspected of being involved in property
damage were handed over to the Kandy Magistrate by police yesterday.
The Magistrate issued orders to arrest and produce them before
Courts. The lecturers who boycotted lectures to protest against the
students' unruly behaviour, following the university's decision to name
the new hostel after its first Vice Chancellor Sir Ivor Jennings resumed
lectures from yesterday.