GOVT BANS 3 EXTREMIST GROUPS
COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan government has banned three Islamist extremist groups, including the National Thowheeth Jama’ath (NTJ). President Maithripala Sirisena issued a gazette banning a number of extremist organisations on Monday. He also prohibited the use of drones in the country till further notice.
According to the gazette, NTJ, Jamaathe Millaathe Ibrahim (JMI), and Willayath As Seylani (WAS) organisations were banned.