Mar 29, 2021

2 arrested in Jaffna over pro-LTTE online content Featured

The Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) has arrested two persons in Jaffna for maintaining a website and YouTube channel which had allegedly promoted pro-LTTE content.

Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said that the TID had conducted a special raid in respect of an office situated at Navalar Street in Jaffna this morning (29).

“The raid has been conducted in order to trace a YouTube channel and a website that had been operated for months and those channels had promoted the LTTE ideology in the cyber space,” he said.

A 35-year-old female and a 36-year-old male, who were running the office, have been arrested by the TID.

In addition to that 05 desktop computers and 05 laptop computers from the said office have also been seized, the police spokesman further said.