Youth arrested for propagating extremism through ‘WhatsApp’
May 26, 2019 07:15 pm
A youth who allegedly maintained a ‘WhatsApp’ network to propagate extremism has been arrested by the Aluthgama Police at Dharga Town.
The youth is currently being held for interrogation after obtaining a 72-hour detention order from the Kalutara Magistrate’s Court.
The arrested youth is a resident of the Dharga Town area, stated Police Media Spokesperson.
Two other youths from Dharga Town had been arrested along with the aforementioned youth; however, they will be released on police bail as investigations revealed that they were not linked to extremist activities.