Arrested for promoting Prabhakaran on social media

By Thameenah Razeek | Published: 2:00 AM Feb 25 2021
News Arrested for promoting Prabhakaran on social media

By Thameenah Razeek

The Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) arrested a 25-year-old suspect for posting and promoting videos containing images of Velupillai Prabhakaran.

The suspect is said to have posted and circulated such videos on the social media platform named TikTok. 

Police Spokesman, DIG Ajith Rohana on Tuesday (23) said the suspect was arrested in the Wattala. According to him, the suspect hails from Mullaitivu and has also resided in Hatton.

On searching the suspect’s mobile phone, multiple contents created by him promoting terrorist activity had been found. “These activities are offences under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA). He will be dealt with PTA and is currently under the custody of TID. We would like to request the public not to share or forward any information related to extremism”, Rohana added. 


By Thameenah Razeek | Published: 2:00 AM Feb 25 2021

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