Pillaiyan Further Remanded Till May 25

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 - 14:25


Former Eastern Province Chief Minister (CM) Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillaiyan, who was arrested in connection with the alleged assassination of MP Joseph Pararajasingham, was further remanded till May 25 by the Batticaloa Magistrate’s Court today.

The Colombo Crime Division arrested Pillaiyan on October 09, 2015 in connection with the murder of the MP during a Christmas prayer service at the St. Mary’s Cathedral in Batticaloa on December 25, 2005.

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