Naufer Moulavi mastermind behind 21/4: Sarath Weerasekara

Amani Nilar | Published: 2:57 PM Apr 6 2021
Local Naufer Moulavi mastermind behind 21/4: Sarath Weerasekara

The Minister of Public Security Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekera reiterated that the mastermind behind the Easter Sunday attack is Naufer Moulavi who is currently in custody of the Sri Lankan Police.

Speaking at a press conference held at the Government Information Department today (06), he said that Moulavi is behind the brainwashing of the suspects of the attack, such as Zaharan Hashim. 

He further stated that all the 32 suspects of the Easter Sunday Attack will be indicted altogether by the Attorney General.

Moerover, Minister Weerasekara added that the ban on face coverings does not specify burqa or niqab, and the Government will not be implementing the ban with a religious intent.

Amani Nilar | Published: 2:57 PM Apr 6 2021

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