Dr Nirmal Ranjith Devasiri hospitalised following attack
May 1, 2015 08:24 pm
Former FUTA president, Dr Nirmal Ranjith Devasiri, has been admitted to the Colombo National Hospital following an attack by a group of individuals in Kirulapana, police said.
Police Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said that the Senior Lecturer at the University of Colombo was assaulted near the Lalith Athulathmudali Grounds in Kirulapana, the location of a May Day rally.
Dr Devasiri, who served as the Chairman of the Federation of University Teachers Associations (FUTA) from 2012-2014, is a prominent political activists in the country.