Archbishop Pierre Nguyen Van Tot (L), the Apostolic Nuncio for Sri Lanka, visits St. Anthony’s Church with Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, Archbishop of Colombo, in Colombo yesterday. The church is being repaired following the Easter Sunday attacks that killed a toral of 258 people and wounded nearly 500 at St. Anthony’s as well as two other churches and three luxury hotels in SriLanka.STR / AFP

Another NTJ mole in parliament to be arrested soon

Police have received information about another National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ) member who works in the Parliament Complex. He would be arrested shortly, sources said.

Information about the suspect has been revealed by Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, a senior NTJ member, who was arrested recently. Jalaldeen was working as a senior indexing officer at Parliament.

Police are questioning Jalaldeen on a 90-day detention order.



Gnanasara thera to be released

President Maithripala Sirisena, yesterday, signed documents granting a presidential pardon to Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven Galagodatte Gnanasara Thero, according to sources.

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