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President Maithripala Sirisena, as per the powers vested in him under the emergency regulations no 1 of 2019, has taken steps to ban National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ) and Jamathei Millathu Ibraheem (JMI) in Sri Lanka, the President's Media Division (PMD) said.

In a statement, the PMD said steps would be taken to freeze the assets of these two organisations and also to ban other extremist outfits in Sri Lanka.


  Comments - 14

  • Chryshan K Saturday, 27 April 2019 08:56 PM

    Close the stable door after the horse has bolted

    Modaya president Saturday, 27 April 2019 09:09 PM

    Good, what about you

    Gonna Saturday, 27 April 2019 09:11 PM

    Gota and BBS on the sky now

    Pawan Saturday, 27 April 2019 09:13 PM

    This should have been done earlier. Hope BBS and JHU will be added to the list. Singling out a particular groups of a religion would be wrong as the BBS and JHU have acted in violent matters prior.

    Roshan Saturday, 27 April 2019 09:13 PM

    Thanks for gota, all your plan and worked out nicely to get poor votes for upcoming election. But remember thats only your dream

    Indika Wanigaratne Saturday, 27 April 2019 09:28 PM

    Ban the president and prime minister too. They should be prosecuted and gave the full force of justice for their part and inability to prevent this massacre. The state has failed when obvious information was available prior to attacks. To make things worse Ranil said to a Sky news that laws weren’t there to apprehend any local working for a foreign terror group. Army and security forces is once again dealing with this mess created by this govt and no use of a govt if all they do is hold people to ransom and brush things under the carpet for political mileage at the expense of people lives.

    Shan Saturday, 27 April 2019 09:30 PM

    Do more. Put all its members behind the bar.

    Tony Saturday, 27 April 2019 09:30 PM

    Too little too late. You too got blood on your hands.

    Next president -USAMAN Saturday, 27 April 2019 09:34 PM

    everything worked as i wanted

    Ryan Saturday, 27 April 2019 09:35 PM

    Good as first move, hijab niqab halal shariya madrasa muslim courts islamic takaful await ban need to hurry up

    SUNNI MUSLIM Saturday, 27 April 2019 09:43 PM


    Sammy Saturday, 27 April 2019 09:51 PM

    Ban as many as possible.

    johan Saturday, 27 April 2019 10:08 PM

    But may be Hisbullah will enter through back door defending this ban

    George Harry Sunday, 28 April 2019 10:55 PM

    ACJU is undeniable extremist group which sows many an extreme ideology. So, first of all ACJU must be BANNED.

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