A LTTE inmate who was transferred to the Mahara prison complex subsequent to the tense situation which erupted at the Vavuniya prison facility last July is reported to have passed away at the Ragama hospital this morning.
According to a senior spokesperson attached to the Mahara prison, the individual identified as Mariyadas Nevil Dilrukshan is a 34 year old male resident hailing from Jaffna.
According to sources the deceased individual had being receiving treatment at the Mahara hospital, since the day of clashes at the Vavuniya prison complex.
On a previous account an LTTE detainee of the Vavuniya prison who was transferred to the Mahara prison subsequent to the clashes which ensued, also succumbed to his injuries.
The deceased was identified as 29 year old Ganeshan Nimalaruban a resident of Nelumkulama, Vavuniya.