11 JMI members handed over to TID

Eleven members of the banned terrorist organization Jama’athe Milla’athe Ibrahim (JMI), have been handed over to the Terrorist Information Division (TID) Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.

Gunasekara said the suspects were placed under the custody of the TID yesterday (10) for further investigations.

The suspects, who were arrested based on intel of the State Intelligence Service, are been interrogated for 90 days under detention orders.

Since August 3rd, a total number of 17 JMI members, including the group’s Anuradhapura District leader were arrested by the crimes prevention unit of Ampara police division.