The police insisted that there was no threat from the ISIS militants in Sri Lanka as the group was not active in the country.
Earlier today, the General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena, the venerable Galabodathe Gnanasara thera had filed a complaint with the police saying that he was under threat from ISIS.
He had also claimed that the Sri Lankan born ISIS militant who was reportedly killed in Syria, had plans to assassinate him.
However top police sources said that while it was investigating the complaint there was no evidence to prove some claims that ISIS was operating in Sri Lanka. (Colombo Gazette)
Report by Ashanthi Warunasuriya