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Five NTJ sympathisers arrested in Horowpothana

Horowpothana Police yesterday arrested five including a management assistant who had allegedly maintained close contacts with suicide bomber Zahran Hashim.

Preliminary police investigations have also found that the management assistant in question was attached to the Horowpothana Divisional Secretariat and he had conducted lectures to Muslim youth in two districts.

The arrest was made on a tip off to Horowapothana OIC Roshan Sanjeewa. The suspects were residents of Kebethigollewa and Ellawa areas.

Police sources said that these suspects had maintained close contacts with one of the main suspects involved in the Easter Sunday attacks who is now overseas. They were ordered to be detained for 72 hours for questioning by the Kebethigollewa Magistrate.




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