Five suspects, who are alleged to have maintained connections with the National Thowheed Jamaath (NTJ) and its leader Zahran Hashim, were arrested in Horowpathana today, police said.
Among those arrested were a development officer attached to the Horowpathana Divisional Secretariat, a teacher of a government school in Horowpathana, two teachers of an Arab school in Kiwulekada and a resident of Kebithigollewa.
Police said the suspects had delivered extremist sermons in Anuradhapura and Trincomalee.
It was revealed that these suspects had received funds from the NTJ via one of the main suspects, in the Easter Sunday attacks, who is abroad. (Dayarathna Embogama)
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Comments - 4
DillonDP Friday, 24 May 2019 05:33 PM
If others are arrested why is rishad and his bro are scot free
Kalutaraboy Friday, 24 May 2019 06:25 PM
in that case President, Prime minister ,IGP and rest has be be arrested as well , I can understand why Rishard B or any Muslims should be arrested unless otherwise due to they are Muslims
Mm Friday, 24 May 2019 06:14 PM
They have crept every where. How can the public trust even their own neighbor at this rate.
Kumar Friday, 24 May 2019 07:48 PM
Government was not even enquiring Rishard B and Hisbulla who are still supporting radicalisation of innocent Muslim in the country with the support of Arab countries.
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