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Principal, teacher linked to SL terror group arrested

IANS  |  Colombo 

A principal and a were arrested in for alleged links to the Islamist group National Thowheed Jamaath (NTJ), which has been blamed for the suicide bombings, police said on Friday.

The arrests took place on Thursday in Horowpathana, reports

According to the police, the 56-year-old principal worked at a school at Weerasole while the 47-year-old was from a school in Ataweerawewa.

The is believed to have links with the Islamic State terror group that claimed the April 21 Sunday bombings that claimed over 250 lives.

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 14:26 IST
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