While the Security sections has received information about 160 Muslim extremists who were involved in the terrorist group of the Thowheed Jamath, who have launched a series of suicide attacks in Colombo and adjacent areas, they have not been able to arrest them due to their slow implementation of the investigations.
Investigations have revealed that a considerable amount of the terrorists who received this training were trained to carry out suicide attacks.
Police sources say that due to the lack of proper assistance from the Police Department or the Ministry of Defense and the government, the investigation could not be conducted soon.
Information was received from the main training camp of the Thowheed Jamath terrorist group in a 75 acre land in Wanathawilluwa, Puttalam.
This training camp was able to find the CID as a skill and efficiency.
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) had been arrested by the extremist terrorist group in December last year for allegedly destroying Buddha statues in Mawanella area.
The CID officers found this terrorist training camp located in Wanathavillu, a SMS received by a SMS received from one of its extremists.
At this training camp 250 kilograms of C4 explosives, 6 gallons of nitrogen, and 99 detonators were recovered on January 16.
Investigations revealed that the extremist terrorists had received weapons training and suicide training at the training camp.
It has also been revealed that Sajan Hashim, the leader of the terrorist gang of Thaufaik Jamaath, has frequently visited the camp and received lectures for the terrorists who were trained there.
The camp was also run by the extremists as a center for bombs manufacturing.
There were a lot of information about 160 terrorists who had been trained in the camp and their mobile phone numbers and all of details which had been taken over by the Security Forces.
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has launched a comprehensive investigation into the arrest of terrorists connected with the Thowheed Jamath group.
(Translate of sinhala article of Hemantha Randunu / Divaina)
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