Close associate of Zahran Hashim arrested

Close associate of Zahran Hashim arrested

Two suspects have been arrested in Matale and Kattankudy by the Terrorist Investigation Division on charges of extremism.

The suspect arrested from Kattankudy has been identified as a close contact of Zahran Hashim, while the other has been identified as a deportee from UAE, Police Media Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said.