S.A. Raja, an educationist, was released from Palayamkottai Central Prison, Tirunelveli, on Saturday, following his acquittal in the murder case of former Minister Aladi Aruna. “It is a victory for justice from the Supreme Court and the Almighty has listened to my prayers. It's God's grace and I will not be disgraced in continuing my service to education,” he said after his release from prison. A group of people, staff members and his well wishers cheered, when he was freed. Mr. Raja was imprisoned following conviction in the murder case.