Sri Lanka IGP Pujith Jayasundara refuses to quit amidst calls from Sirisena

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka inspector general of police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara has refused a request by President Maithripala Sirisena to step down following suicide bombings on churches and hotels, two sources at the president’s office said on Saturday, deepening the rift

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Sirisena: NTJ, Jamathei Millathu Ibrahim (JMI) banned

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka president Maithiripala Sirisena has banned two local Muslim groups – National Thawheedh Jamaath (NTJ) and Jamathei Millathu Ibrahim (JMI) one week after a series of bomb blasts that happened last week. The bomb blasts that happened on

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