Pillayan released on bail
2 years ago
Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Puligal Party leader and Batticaloa District Parliamentarian Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan has been released on bail by the Batticaloa Court today (24), stated officials of the Batticaloa Court. Batticaloa High Court Judge T. Wigneswaran has issued the order today. Pillayan was arrested following the assassination of former Batticaloa District Parliamentarian Joseph Pararajasingham during a morning service at St. Mary's Church in Batticaloa on Christmas Day 2005. Four others who were imprisoned along with Chandrakanthan in connection with the murder have also been granted bail.