Sudden death of a young man in Jaffna

A youth who was injured in a scuffle at a petrol station in Jaffna has died.

The deceased has been identified as Selvarathinam Prasan (23) of Uduvil Chepamalai Koviladi. What is known about the incident,

Last Sunday night, the deceased youth and his friend went to a petrol station near the Jaffna Clock Tower to get fuel.

Irregularities at the gas station

At that time, when the two reported the irregularities at the petrol station and videotaped them on their mobile phones, there was a conflict with those at the petrol station. At the end of the confrontation, the two youths were attacked with helmets. Two of them were injured.

The occupants then rescued them from the attackers and sent them away. One of the youths who was attacked the next day on Monday went to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital for treatment for chest pain. He was admitted to the hospital and treated at the hospital. He succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday night. Jaffna Police have commenced investigations into the death of the youth.

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