Vavuniya Prison inmate Mariadas Navis Dilrukshan, one of the 30 prisoners who were hospitalised after the Vavuniya prison riot died today, Police spokesman Ajith Rohana said.
SP Rohana said Mr. Dilrukshan had passed away at 1. 30 am today at the Ragama hospital where he was receiving treatment after being transferred from Mahara hospital.
Mr. Dilrukshan was a resident in Tathaypoor in Jaffna. He is the second prison inmate to die – the first was Ganesan Nimalaruban (22). (Lakna Paranamanna)