According to the Police, the 3 members of the Jammiyathul Millathu Ibrahim (JMI) banned organization that were arrested yesterday are being questioned under detention orders. The suspects are believed to have received training in Nuwara Eliya and Hambantota along with terrorist Mohammad Zaharan.
The suspects that were arrested have been identified as Mohammad Mansoor Zaifulla Haq alias Abu-Zaheed, Musthaq Ali Amhar alias Abu-Hinde and Mohammad Taheer Hidayatullah alias Abu-Thurab. The Police noted that the suspects are residents of Gelioya and Mawanella.
Mohammad Taheer Hidayatullah has also been identified as a student of the Oluvil university.