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School Principals death: Disciplinary inquiries against 11 officials


The Education Ministry announced today that disciplinary inquiries against 11 officials including two Additional Secretaries will be taken over the death of a school principal during a leadership training programme.

Rohini Kumari Attapattu, who was the Principal of Suchi National School in Hambantota, died while attempting to climb a rope ladder as part of a training programme for Principals at the Wayamba Teacher Training Centre, in Wariyapola last month.

Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam ordered a Ministerial level inquiry on the incident and its report was handed over to the Minister on Wednesday.

The minister instructed his Secretary Sunil Hettiarachchi to implement all the recommendations in the report.