NTJ, JMI and WAS banned; Gazette issued
An extraordinary gazette issued by President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday proscribes the National Thawheeth Jama’ath (NTJ), the Jama’athe Milla’athe Ibrahim (JMI) and the Willayath As Seylani (WAS) organisations.
They were banned under regulation 75 (1) of the Emergency Regulation No.1 of 2019 under Section-5 of the Public Security Ordinance.
As such, anyone associated with the proscribed organizations or providing leadership to or joining or wearing/displaying/ hoisting or possessing uniforms, dresses, symbols, flags, emblems or organizing any activity or receiving membership or procuring material or contributing money or material to or engaging in any transaction or propagating their literature or encouraging anyone for membership or assembling for the same purpose, is liable for prosecution.
All movable or immovable property or any assets or finances belonging to these organizations are liable to be confiscated under the provisions of the Prevention of Terrorism Act.