Former UNP Matara district MP Justin Galappaththi has passed away at the age of 68.
He passed away while receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo.
MP Justin Galappaththi was an active politician and represented the Southern Provincial council since 1988.
He is the father to the UNP Dewinuwara organiser Chathura Galappaththi.
The remains of the late politician will be taken to his residence in Pamburana, Matara tonight.