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Preacher arrested on his return from Mecca

Police arrested a Islamic preacher who had uploaded video clips to the internet justifying the Easter Sunday terror attack, on his way back from Mecca at the Katunayake Airport on Saturday afternoon.

The police media division said he had been arrested as per an order issued by the Vavuniya Magistrate’s Courts.

The suspect, Mohideen Munaajith (47) is a resident of No. 243, Mudiyarkulam in Settikulam.

He was remanded till May 14 after being produced before the Negombo Magistrate’s Courts on Saturday.

The courts ordered the Prisons Superintendent to produce him before the Vavuniya Magistrate’s Courts on May 14 where the case has been filed.

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