NTJ Colombo District Organizer remanded till May 7 | Daily News

NTJ Colombo District Organizer remanded till May 7


NTJ Colombo organizer remanded till May 7-Time:11:15

The Colombo Additional Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage today ordered to remand the NTJ Colombo Organizer Mohamed Farook Mohamed Fawaz was remanded till May 07.


Colombo Additional Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage yesterday remanded the National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ) organization’s Colombo District Organizer till May 7.

The suspect was identified as Mohomed Farook Mohomed Fawaz, 38, is a resident of Sooriyamahal Housing Scheme, Prince Gate in Hulftsdorp.

The Keselwatta police informed court that they seized 67 stickers of the National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), pen drives and mobile phones during the arrest.

They were found hidden in a room of the house during a joint search operation conducted by the Army and Police.

The equipment seized included a digital tape which can be used to launch a laser attack, Army gloves, a pair of Army boots and a stock of and high tension electricity wires.

The suspect arrested in this connection had lived in Bahrain for several years and visited Sri Lanka several times. No information was gathered about the purpose for these items to be kept by the suspect who is a 40-year old resident of Kovilkulama.

He was due to be produced before the Vavuniya Magistrate. Meanwhile, Manner Police said they seized an unregistered drone hidden in a house at Pudukuduiruppu, Mannar and arrested a suspect in this connection. The raid was conduced by officers of the Mannar Vice Squad Following on intelligence report.

Three batteries used to operate the drone was also seized during the raid.

The Pesali Navy Camp had been videoed on April 28 using a drone camera and when the Navy offices opened five the drone camera had disappeared. Investigations are on to ascertain whether the drone camera was the one used to video the Pesali Navy camp and its environs. Army officers from the Wanni Command seized 89 detonators, 32 service cords, 8 tubes of water gel, two detonator Chargers and arrested two suspects in this connection yesterday morning.

The equipment was found hidden in a house at Pulmoddai during a joint Police and Army search operation.

The two suspects resident in Pulmoddai are aged 39 and 50 years. Army officers said one of the suspects is a Muslim who had served as a security officer at the Pulmoddai hospital. The two suspects weRe to be handed over to the Pulmoddai Police for further investigations.



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