NTJ’s Colombo District Organizer further remanded

NTJ’s Colombo District Organizer further remanded

18 June 2019 02:50 pm

Mohamed Farouk Mohamed Fawaz, Colombo District Organizer of the National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ), has been further remanded until July 02.

This was when the suspect was produced before the Colombo Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne today (18).

According to the Western Province Intelligence Division, the reports on the suspect have already been handed over to the Keselwatte Police Station.

The Police said that the items seized from the suspect during the arrest have also been submitted to the Government Analyst for the continuation of the investigations, to which a relevant report has not been received yet. 

Therefore, the Colombo Magistrate ordered to further remand the suspect until July 02, and henceforth a reminder to the Government Analyst has been sent on this matter. 

The Police had uncovered video footage recorded on a mobile phone by the suspect at the site of the explosions on after the events of Easter Sunday.

MIAP