Permission has been granted, to detain for 72 hours Mohammed Farouk Mohammed Favaz who operated activities of the National Thowheeth Jamath organization in Colombo.
Permission was thus granted to detain and question the suspect by the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court.
The suspect was taken into custody at Keselwatte in Colombo yesterday.
Police said he was taken into custody on information received that he was living in an apartment building in Keselwatte.
A Data Base containing lectures said to belong to that organization was discovered in the possession of the suspect.