Pilleyan Further Remanded

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 - 11:55


The former Chief Minister of the Eastern Province Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pilleyan was re-remanded until February 24th, on the orders of the Batticaloa Magistrate today (Wednesday 10th).

The CID arrested Pilleyan on November 06 over allegedly murdering former Parliamentarian Joseph Pararajasingham’s while he was attending the Christmas Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Batticaloa on 25th December 2012.