Assets of banned Organizations and Persons frozen-Video
The Ministry of Defence has taken steps to freeze assets of 426 persons and organizations that are acting with the motive of forming a separate state in Sri Lanka.
As per the gazette notification issued on the 22nd, all funds, financial assets and other assets will be frozen.
According to a resolution issued by the UN Security Council in 2001, this gazette notification was issued where 430 persons including Nediyawan have been named as wanted persons over terrorist activities.
The gazette notification was issued with the signature of Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa as the empowered person to enact the UNSC resolution.
Instructions are to be given later on to the Monetary Board of the Central Bank as well.