The Military Intelligence Corp had said that Lanka e-News Journalist, Prageeth Ekneligoda was abducted, killed in transit camp at Welikantha /Mannampity, which was under control of Karuna Amman and Pillaiyan and then his body was dumped in the seas off Trincomalee.
When Prageeth was handed over at this camp, Pillaiyan had acted as the ‘In charge’ of the camp. It was also said that the body was first buried in Sorriwila and as the body came up in muddy in the grave, it was removed from there and dumped into the sea.
It is also reported that thousands of Tamil youth had been tortured in this camp which was removed in the early part of 2010.
It is reported that an important politician is trying block the investigation of Prageeth’s murder.