Five associates of Zahran arrested in Horowpathana

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Five suspects who had allegedly maintained connections with the National Thowheed Jamaath (NTJ) and its leader Zahran Hashim were arrested in Horowpathana today, police said.

A development officer attached to the Horowpathana Divisional Secretariat, a teacher of a government school in Horowpathana, two teachers of an Arab school in Kiwulekada and another man from Kebithigollewa are among the arrested.