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National Thawheed Jammath and JMI banned in Sri Lanka

The National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ) and Jamathei Millathu Ibraheem (JMI) have been banned in Sri Lanka.

President Maithripala Sirisena, in terms of the powers vested in him as the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka under Emergency Regulations No. 01 of 2019, has taken steps to ban the National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ) and Jamathei Millathu Ibraheem (JMI) in Sri Lanka.

As such, all activities of those organizations as well as their property will be seized by the Government.

Steps are been taken to ban other extremist organizations operating in Sri Lanka as well, under Emergency Regulations, the President’s office said.

Both the NTJ and JMI were linked to the deadly suicide attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

Courtesy: Colombo Gazette

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