Pillayan (File Photo)

Former Eastern Province Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias ‘Pillayan’ was today further remanded till December 30 by the Batticaloa Magistrate’s Court in connection with the murder of Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP Joseph Pararajasingham.

Pillayan was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on October 11 in connection with the murder.

Pararajasingham was shot dead inside a Batticaloa Church on Christmas Eve in 2005.