ISIS WhatsApp group a hoax – Police
BY Thameenah Razeek
The Western Province Intelligence Division revealed that it received information about a WhatsApp group supposedly affiliated with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) currently operating in Sri Lanka, but said it turned out to be a hoax.
Police Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa, confirmed this after comprehensive investigations in partnership with the International Intelligence Agency and found that it is a hoax. “Authorities are keeping a close eye on all suspicious social media organisations that may pose a national security had risk.” he said.