State Minister Arundika Fernando stated that he will be resigning from his ministerial portfolio.
His decision comes in following the controversial events at the Faculty of Medicine, Ragama a day ago.
A group of assailants launched an assault on a group of medical students of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya yesterday (03) morning.
Meanwhile, the son of Fernando and five others who were arrested in alleged connections with the assault at the Faculty have been remanded.
The suspects will be kept in remand custody until February 07.