War veteran receives artificial limb
An artificial limb was presented to S/ 403294
Sergeant (Retd) Neil Raymon SJ by the Seva Vanitha Unit of the
Ministry of Defence today (13th Thursday, August 2015).
Seargent Raymon had served in the Gemunu Regiment
and had lost his arm due to injuries caused in battle at Elephant
Pass in 2006.
The artificial limb valued Rs. 288,000.00 was
presented to the veteran soldier by the Chairperson of the SVU Mrs.
S Basnayake during the occasion. After the ceremony Seargent Raymon
also got the opportunity to meet the Secretary to the Ministry of
Defence Mr. BMUD Basnayake.
Vice President of the SVU Mrs. Indu Ratnayake was
also present during the occasion.