Catholic priest arrested for planning LTTE Mahaveer celebration

Saturday, 28 November 2020 - 8:13

A catholic priest has been arrested for planning to stage a LTTE Mahaveer celebration in Jaffna in violation of a court ban on such celebrations.

The 47-year-old is from a school that trains priests in Jaffna, says police media spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana.

Previously, police apprehended four persons at Eravur for sharing posts on the internet about slain LTTE leader Velupillai Prabharakan.