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* Another LTTE inmate transferred from northern Sri Lanka prison dies
Wed, Aug 8, 2012, 09:15 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 08, Colombo: Another Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suspect who was transferred from the Vavuniya Prison in Northern Sri Lanka to the Mahara prison after last month's unrest has died , at the Ragama hospital this morning.

According to a prison spokesman at the Mahara prison, the suspect who was receiving treatment at the Ragama hospital following his transfer from Vavuniya was on an artificial respirator since his transfer from the Vavuniya prison.

The deceased has been identified as Mariyadas Nevil Dilrukshan, a 36 year old resident of Pasiyur in Jaffna. He was arrested by the security forces in 2009.

The detainee was injured during a hostage rescue operation at the Vavuniya prison where a police Special Task Force (STF) operation was launched on June 29 to rescue three prison officials who were taken hostage by the LTTE suspects in the prison when the police tried to remove a detainee from the prison under a court order.

Earlier on July 05, another LTTE inmate, 29-year-old Ganeshan Nimalaruban of Nelumkulama, Vavuniya, succumbed to his injuries received during the riot.



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