Dec 19, 2019

64 suspects with alleged NTJ links further remanded till Dec 31

Sixty-four suspects who were arrested for alleged links to the now-banned terror group National Thowheeth Jama'ath (NTJ), have been further remanded until December 31.

They were produced before the Batticaloa Magistrate A.C. Rizwan today (Dec 19).

According to reports, the suspects, who hail from Kattankudy area, were taken into custody in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday attacks.

The suspects are accused of purportedly receiving weapons training at the Nuwara Eliya camp of the NTJ.