Thursday, 09 May 2019 06:17

ISIS terrorist network details found on NTJ training center laptop

Police have found all the details pertaining to the local members of the ISIS terrorist network and the other persons involved in a laptop found from the Zaharan Hashim’s National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ) training center in Blackpool, Nuwara Eliya.

The intelligence services have confirmed the details saved in the laptop were original. Accordingly, the intelligence agencies with the support of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) have launched an operation to net the suspects, whose names are among the said laptop details.

Before the laptop was found, the Police on information given by the intelligence service had arrested a youth from the Bibila area. He is a resident of the Kattankudy area.


The intelligence agencies have confirmed that he has had connections with the ISIS based in Syria after his mobile phone was inspected.

Meanwhile, the CID has taken the parents of a powerful local ISIS member, who is in Syria into custody. During interrogation, they have revealed that they visited their son in Syria and stayed there for about one and a half years. He is living there with his family and spending a luxury life, they had further confessed.

(Daily News)

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