The final rites of former Porazhi S.Pratheeban who died of Cancer day before yesterday was held yesterday with large number of people paying their last respects ti him sentimentally, at his home at Muthaiyankaddu, Mullaitheevu.
The meeting for paying last respect was sentimentally held at the Muthaiyankaddu Ilamthalir Education Centre. Several hundred people including the public, students, former Porazhis, social workers participated in the meeting and paid their last respect to him. The area youth and the public joined to organize events of paying the last respects and funeral procession.
Former Porazhi Pratheeban who surrendered to the Army at the end of the war was rehabilitated and released. It was detected that he was afflicted with cancer in August 2016. He had received treatment in Jaffna and Colombo for Cancer. He succumbed to illness day before
It is notable that more than 100 rehabilitated Porazhis have died in mysterious circumstances after being released from rehabilitation.