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Two more accomplices of Zaharan in Police custody

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 19, 2019 18:57

Two more accomplices of Zaharan in Police custody

Two more accomplices of Mohamed Zaharan have been taken into custody.
Meanwhile the Judicial Medical Officer of the Palai Hospital has also been arrested on charges of supporting terrorist activities. He has been handed over to the Terrorist investigation Division for further investigations.

Two active members of the National Thowheed Jamath Organization were arrested today following information uncovered by the State Intelligence Service. The Police said that they had received training at the Nuwara Eliya Camp under terrorist leader Mohamed Zaharan.
One of those arrested is Mohammadu Zahir Muhammadu Ahsen a resident of Gelioya in Kandy. He is 22 years of age.
The other arrested is a resident of Galle. He is 24 year old Mohammadu Avutath Anis Mohamed a civil engineer.

The Police said that he had supported transport activities with Nauffer Moulavi of the Thowheed Jamath Organiztion and in the recruitment of groups for the terrorist organization.

The raid was conducted by officers of the Ampara Police on the instructions of the Ampara Division Police Superintendent Gayantha Marapone.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 19, 2019 18:57