Even as her tea estate got burgled and four lives were lost, Jayalalitha’s followers were not done with fighting over her political est­ate. Sasikala and Dinakaran were in prison, and CM E.K. Palaniswami (EPS) had ostensibly turned against them and was talking peace with the rival faction led by O. Panneerselvam, who had rebelled against Sasi­kala in February.