Court orders TID to produce progress report

By Hansi Nanayakkara | Published: 2:00 AM Nov 30 2021
News Court orders TID to produce progress report

By Hansi Nanayakkara

The TID yesterday (29) informed Colombo Additional Magistrate Chandima Liyanage that they are currently interrogating seven suspects on detention orders, on charges of disseminating extremist views online while maintaining contact with ISIS terrorists.

They stated that the suspects had been nabbed from areas such as Polonnaruwa, Kaththankudy and Wellampitiya based on provisions contained in Sections of the PTA. The TID added that following approval sought from the Ministry of Defence, the suspects are presently being questioned at the TID. The Additional Magistrate ordered the TID to submit a progress report at the next hearing.


By Hansi Nanayakkara | Published: 2:00 AM Nov 30 2021

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