By Yoshitha Perera
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) had agreed to a policy statement submitted by National Thowheed Jamaat (NTJ) Leader Zahran Hashim to the representatives of five political parties before the 2015 General Election, former SLMC Provincial Councilor Shibly Farook yesterday admitted at the PCoI probing Easter Sunday attacks.
Testifying before the Commission Farook said that the SLMC had agreed to most of the policies Zahran had mentioned in his statement before the 2015 General Election.
Earlier, Secretary to the Alhaj Abdul Jawaadh Alim Waliyyullah Trust, Mohammed Zailan informed the Commission that Zahran had signed agreements with the representatives of five political parties including United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) and United National Party (UNP) before the 2015 General Election.
He said that representatives who signed the agreement on behalf of the parties are M.L.A.M. Hizbullah (UPFA), Shibly Farook (SLMC), A.L.M. Ruby (UNP), and Abdul Rahman from National Front for Good Governance (NFGG).