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IUSF head remanded after press conference

Inter University Students’ Federation (IUSF) Convenor Lahiru Weerasekara was remanded until July 5 by the Maligakanda Magistrate yesterday.

Lahiru Weerasekara and five others were arrested by the Police after the conclusion of a press conference in Maradana, yesterday.

The IUSF led students stormed into the Health Ministry on Wednesday creating a tense situation in and around the ministry premises, removing name boards and burning them during the protest against recognition of the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM).