Police arrest Islamic preacher for inciting extremism

A 47-year-old moulavi, an Islamic preacher, was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) on charges of using social media platforms to air extremist views, the police said on Sunday.The suspect, a resident of Vavuniya, was arrested on Saturday morning by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) upon his arrival from Mecca after performing Hajj.

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