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It was one year ago on August 5, 2009 that Thambiaiya Selvarasa Pathmanathan alias “KP” was taken into custody  in Kuala Lumpur at  First Tune Hotel on 316 Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman road.The  former chief arms procurer of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam(LTTE) was  brought to Colombo the following day. KP’s capture was hailed as a significant breakthrough because the senior  Tiger operative was at that time the nominal chief of the re-structured LTTE. In the aftermath of the Mullivaaikkaal debacle resulting in the demise of LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran and senior Tiger commanders, KP assumed leadership of the movement abroad. The LTTE was re-structured with KP being appointed “Thalaimai Seyalar” or chief secretary.
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