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Student brutally attacked over alleged love affair

A student studying at a popular school in Mihintale, was brutally attacked by some students from the same school over a love affair relating to a girl.

It was further divulged that the victimised student was a 16-year-old boy and also a resident of “illuppukanniya,” in Mihintale. However, according to a complaint lodged by the parents of the aggrieved student, the Mihintale Police had arrested the suspect students yesterday.

After preliminary investigations, the Police had found that the victim student had been assaulted with a chain.While the Mihintale Police were in the process of producing the suspect students to the Magistrate Courts in Anuradhapura, the parents of both parties had come to a amicable settlement.

However, the Mihintale Police had taken steps to release the students after giving them a severe warning, while the student who suffered head injuries was admitted to the Anuradhapura Teaching hospital.