Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Lanka asks for extradition of Malaysia-based LTTE top representative

(ANN)Sri Lanka is confident that Malaysia would expel LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran’s successor Kumaran Pathmanathan aka ‘KP’ wanted on terrorism charges. Although no formal announcement has been made, ‘KP’ has been recognised by various LTTE fronts as their top representative.

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama May 29 requested Malaysian Defence Minister Dr Ahamd Zahid bin Hamidi YB Dato Seri to hand over ‘KP’ to facilitate ongoing investigations into LTTE operations overseas. Full text