He was stationed in Killinochchi from 1997 to 2013 and prior to that had practiced in Jaffna. As Prabhakaran’s village was also Velvettiturai this doctor and his family were close friends of Prabhakaran. Hence he had obtained the medical services of this doctor.
At one point Prabhakaran had named him ‘The Royal Doctor’ and had honoured him with a medal.
Northern politicians, Vanni district TNA member Selvam Adaikalanathan and Northern provincial councillor M.K. Sivajilimgam had attended the funeral and paid their last respects.