Ex-paramilitary cadre shot Monday succumbs to injuries
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 05 July 2005, 07:19 GMT]
Mr.Varothiayan, who was shot by an unidentified person in Trincomalee Monday night later succumbed to injuries at Dambulla while being transferred to Kandy general hospital for emergency operation, Hospital sources said. He was an active supporter of the paramilitary Eelam Peoples Democratic Party (EPDP), which is a constituent of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA).
Mr. Varothayan was earlier a member of the Eelam Peoples Revolutionary Liberation Front (EPRLF).
He was admitted at the Trincomalee general hospital and underwent emergency surgery before being transferred to Kandy.