A person who had trespassed into the studios of the Private TV station. DAN TV and had attacked the News Director, Thaya Master alias Velayutham Thayanithy and had attempted to murder him with a knife.
This incident had occurred at 3.45 p.m. and the employees of DAN TV had subdued the attacker and handed him over to the Jaffna Police. The attacker had hit him with a chair and then attempted to murder him with a knife. After examination at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital, Daya Master has returned home.