ISIS WhatsApp group a hoax – Police

BY Thameenah Razeek | Published: 2:00 AM Sep 27 2021
News 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.  

BY Thameenah Razeek | Published: 2:00 AM Sep 27 2021

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