Doctors in Ratnapura General Hospital have begun a token strike today (2nd) protesting against the attack on University students at a meeting held by parents of SAITM medical school.
The students were attacked by a group lead by the President of Private Bus Owner s Union Gemunu Wijeratna at the seminar organized by parents of students of private medical school at Malabe at Samudhi Hall at Ratnapura New town on 23rd afternoon to state that institutions selling medical degrees were necessary to the country.
The students who were injured in the attack had to be admitted to Ratnapura Hospital for treatment. A complaint was lodged at Ratnapura Police. The students attacked were two students from Sabaragamuwa University and a student from an International School.