Head prefect of a Chilaw school dies following an assault by a group of students

Head prefect of a Chilaw school dies following an assault by a group of students

Written by Staff Writer

24 Jun, 2018 | 1:17 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Mohammed Rizvi Mohamed Faizul who was hospitalized following an assault breathed his last early this morning, bringing an end to the dreams and hopes of his parents and school teachers.

Mohammed Rizvi Mohamed Faizul was the Head Prefect of the Merawala Sawarana Muslim School in Chilaw and was assaulted by a group of students from the same school on the 15th  of this month. He was attacked while returning from prayers at the mosque.

The following day, Mohammed Rizvi was rushed to the Chilaw General Hospital and hours later was transferred to the Colombo National Hospital. Our correspondent said a surgery was performed on the boys head at the National Hospital. He was discharged from the National Hospital on the 19th with a medical recommendation.

However, as he had fallen ill yet again he was rushed to the Chilaw General Hospital on the 20th and was again transferred to the National Hospital. Mohammed Rizvi passed away on Saturday (June 23) while being treated in the Intensive Care Unit.

Two Grade 10 Students from the Merawala Sawarana Muslim School were arrested on the 17th over the assault and were released on bail after they were produced before the Chilaw Magistrates Court. Another student had surrendered to Police on the 20th over the assault as well.

Our correspondent said he was produced in court and then moved to probationary care.

 

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