• Last Update 2023-01-28 23:52:00

Student drowns during fieldtrip of tuition class


A student drowned in a hotel pool in Boralessa of Wennappuwa yesterday (December 2), Police said today.


The victim was a  Grade 10 student of a school in Sandakalawa who had engaged in a field trip organised by a private  tuition class in Pannala Makandura area.


Some 80 students  had stayed in a hotel in the Boralessa area of Wennappuwa where the incident took place.


The Police had revealed in investigations that the 14 year old student had drowned, while swimming with another few students in the pool. 


The dead body of the student is placed at the Chilaw Hospital, while the Wennappuwa Police are conducting further investigations. 

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