Jan 21, 2018

Death of journalist Jatila Wellabada

Former chief editor of daily ‘Lakbima’ and editorial director of Leader Publications Jatila Wellabada passed away in the early hours of this morning (21) following a heart attack.

He was 57.

Wellabada entered journalism in the mid-1980s from ‘Divaina’ newspaper.

The remains are being kept at his home near Kelaniya Rajamaha Vihara.

Funeral arrangements will be notified later.