61 NTJ suspects further remanded | Sunday Observer

61 NTJ suspects further remanded

The 61 suspects, who were arrested for allegedly having links to the banned terror group National Thowheed Jamaath (NTJ) after the Easter Sunday terror attacks, were further remanded until February 28.

The suspects, who are residents of the Kattankudy area, were taken into custody in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday terror attacks for having undergone weapons training at the NTJ Headquarters.

The suspects were arrested on suspicion of having links to the NTJ during the investigations following the Easter attacks.

The suspects were produced before the Batticaloa Acting Magistrate today today and were ordered to be further  remanded until February 25th.