The Tamil National people alliance strongly condemned the Sri Lankan government on Wednesday for continuing to kill Tamil political prisoner, reacting to the death of an imprisoned Tamils detainee who had carried out a protest against illegal sentence.
Second of the 30 Tamil prisoners transferred from Vavuniya to Mahara following prison protest has died in hospital.
Party statement says an imprisoned Tamil political prisoner has died from injuries sustained when he was beaten by Sri Lankan army in the prison.
34-year-old Mariadas Dilrukshan died at a government hospital early Wednesday. Last month, Ganesh Nimalaruban, another Tamil prisoner died from injuries in the same incident.