Former head of Jamaat e Islami organisation arrested

Former head of Jamaat e Islami organisation arrested

The former head of the Jamaat e Islami organization Rasheed Hajjul Akbar was arrested today (13) by the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) on charges of promoting Wahhabism & Jihadist ideology in Sri Lanka.

Previously arrested over Easter Sunday Investigations and later released without any charges, he headed the Jamaat e Islami organization for 24 years until last September 2019.