Person involved in extremist activities arrested in Kalmunai


An individual has been arrested at Maruthamunai area in Kalmunai on suspicion of involving in extremist activities.

The Police Special Task Force had arrested the suspect acting on a tip-off received on the individuals in the area supporting the ideology of the IS.

The STF has seized a book and a DVD allegedly containing extremist ideas as well as a mobile phone containing two SIM cards in possession of the suspect.

The arrestee was later handed over to the Kalmunai Police for further investigations.