Funeral of Welimada youth to take place today

Funeral of Welimada youth to take place today

Funeral of Welimada youth to take place today

Written by Staff Writer

12 Jan, 2016 | 2:47 pm

The funeral of a youth who died following a conflict that took place in Dayaraba, Welimada will be held on Tuesday.

G. Vijayachandran aged 28, who was hospitalised at the Badulla Hospital following a conflict that took place at a tavern at the Dayabara Watta on December 3 passed away on Sunday.

Tensions flared in close proximity to the tavern following this incident on Monday. The Welimada Magistrate ordered that the funeral proceedings be carried out at  6 p.m. on Tuesday evening.

In addition,  another court order was issued prohibiting protests.

Our correspondents stated that riot police and the Special Police Task Force were called in and were deployed in several areas in cluding Welimada and Uva – Paranagama.

Black flags were also raised in several houses in the area.

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