How Does Police "Minimum Force" Gouge Out Eyes Of Uni Students? - Magistrate

Colombo Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamage today asked the Police as to how its "minimum force" gouges out the eyes of university students. 

He made this remark while ordering the Police to release the arrested Allied Health Science students on bail. Nine Allied Health Science students were produced before the Fort Magistrate Court today while four students were still undergoing treatment at the Colombo National Hospital. Nine students were released on two surety bails of Rs. 100000 each.
 
Explaining the circumstances under which the students were arrested, Police said they had to use "minimum force" when a group of university students obstructed the police officers who were on duty. The officers, Police said, tried to arrest university students who violated a court order. 
 
At this point, the Magistrate, while pointing at the university student whose eye was damaged due to the police assault, asked how the "minimum force" gouges out the eyes of university students. 
 
"University students own the future of this country. When dealing with their issues, Police should act with prudence and responsibility. Its not the duty of the Police to beat their eyes out!" the Fort Magistrate asserted. The Magistrate also said he would visit the hospital today to see the condition of university students who were undergoing medical treatments. 
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