May 21, 2017

Mosque in Kurunegala attacked (video) Featured

A mosque in Maligapitiya, Kurunegala had been attacked early this morning (21).

The attack had taken place around 3.30 am and the religious study room had been damaged in this attack.

Police have commenced investigations to determine the motive for the attack.

Meanwhile, the Muslim representatives within the government have warned that stern action will be taken if proper measures are not taken to address the communal attacks targeting several mosques and businesses recently.

International attention too had been focussed on such attacks and Foreign Minister Mangala Sanaraweera had inquired from the IGP regarding these attacks.

The IGP had notified the Foreign Minister that the police had sought the advice of the Attorney General with regard to implementing the law against persons involved in such criminal activities.