Former TNA MP for Batticaloa, Joseph Pararajasingam was assassinated while he was attending Christmas Service. on 25.December 2005. The police officers who are investigating about this murder went to Batticaloa and arrested former LTTE VIP and Deputy Mayor, and Member of the Eastern Provincial Council,Edwin Silva Krishnanantharasa alias Pratheep Master and Renganayagam Kanaga nayagam alias Kajan Mama.
They split away with Karuna Aamman and operated with Pillaiyan. They were produced before the Colombo Chief Magistrate Gigan pilappitiya who ordered them to be detained for 90 days by CID and investigation made. The CID said that two more accomplices are abroad and action will be taken to extrdict them with the help of Interpol.