Sivanaesathurai Chandrakanthan further remanded


Former Chief Minister of the Eastern Province Sivanae sa thurai Chandrakanthan alias Pilleyan, following his appearance before the Batticaloe Magistrate, M. Ganeshraja,  has been further remanded until the 24th of February.

Allegations were leveled against the former chief minister for the murder of MP Joseph Pararajasingham on the 25th of December in 2005.

He was arrested following investigations conducted by the CID on the 9th of October 2015.