The name of KP alias Kumaran Pathmanathan who is under military custody, is not among the names of Tiger detainees according to his knowledge, Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms Minister D.E.W. Gunasekera told Parliament this evening.
Minister Gunasekera said that he would verify the matter with the relevant authorities and inform Parliament. He was replying to a question raised by United National Party (UNP
) member Dayasiri Jayasekera whether KP`s name was among the lists of detained Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE
However Minister D.E.W. Gunasekera added that there were thousands of names with the prefix Pathmanathan and he could not be certain of which Pathmanathan it referred to. Hence he had to verify the exact name, he said.