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
Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama last Friday (May 29) requested Malaysian Defence Minister Dr. Ahamd Zahid bin Hamidi Y. B. Dato Seri to hand over ‘KP’ to facilitate ongoing investigations into LTTE operations overseas.Well informed sources told The Island that the appeal was made on the sidelines of the 8th Shangri-La Dialogue...
Prisoners’ escape bid
foiled, one killed
One was killed in an escape bid by three robbery suspects held in remand yesterday. Pandemonium reigned outside the Aluthkade Courts when the three prisoners, who were being taken to the Black Maria, after being produced before the Colombo Magistrate, turned on their guards in an...
The talk of the town last week was Sri Lanka’s epic victory at the UN Human...