Muslim minister's secretary arrested over ISIS terror links

Tuesday April 30, 2019

A Muslim Sri Lankan minister's secretary has been arrested after 10 detonators were found by his shop.


Mr Mohamed Zanus, one of the secretaries of Mr Rishard Bathiudeen, Sri Lanka's Minister for Industries and Commerce, was arrested today during a search operation conducted in Erukkalampiddi, Mannar district.


A Muslim bank manager and two more Muslim businessmen were among those arrested, Sri Lankan police sources in Mannar said.

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