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University Don rescued after four days

A Ruhuna University professor who had collapsed in his room at the staff quarters in Kopparawatte, Matara, was rescued after four days by the University authorities on Monday. He was admitted to the Matara Hospital after University authorities found him lying in a virtual cesspool.

He has been identified as Prof. Fernando, a resident of Galle, Matara Police said.

The caretaker of the official quarters who noticed the professor’s vehicle parked opposite the quarters and the professor missing for several days, had checked his room to find it was locked from inside. He had then notified the University authorities, who had opened the room with a spare key.

After informing the police, they had summoned an ambulance and dispatched the professor to the Matara Hospital.