A wave of suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday has the country grieving, on edge and under a national emergency. The complainant alleged that the Secretary to Sri Lanka Thowheed Jamath, Abdul Razik had deliberately made derogatory remarks on Buddha on April 13, 2013 citing that the Buddha had eaten human flesh and ‘triple gem’ means just stones. The group’s origin is shrouded in mystery. THE Sri Lankan government has today admitted “massive intelligence failures” that allowed a local jihadi group to massacre 290 people yesterday. For members of Sri Lanka’s Muslim community, it’s no surprise that local jihadist group National Thowheed Jamath is being blamed for deadly bombings that … Until then and even after the arrest, the outfit was associated with violence, but to a fairly low degree — the SLTJ was known for vandalising Buddhist structures and using abusive language against Buddhist leaders. Soon after Sri Lanka named Islamist radical group National Thowheed Jamaath as the outfit behind the Easter Day serial blasts, other organisations with … A previously little-known group called the National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ) is being accused of having carried out the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka. TNTJ claims to preach true Islam to Muslims and non-Muslims as per Quran and Prophetic ways, only through authentic hadith. Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath (TNTJ) is an Islamic organization based in Tamil Nadu, India.It was founded in 2004. National Thowheed Jamath - the extremist group blamed for deadly bombings at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka - is a local branch of ISIS, a security expert says National Thowheed Jamath … New Delhi: In 2016, the secretary of Sri Lanka Thowheed Jamaat (SLTJ), Abdul Razik, was arrested on charges of inciting racism. The NTJ and the JMI, appears to have broken away from the Sri Lanka Thowheed Jamath (SLTJ) that evolved from the Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath (TNTJ). The group is believed to have splintered off from another hardline Islamist group in the country, the Sri Lanka Thowheed Jamath (SLTJ). It claims to be a non-political organization. National Thowheed Jamath was known mainly in Sri Lanka for vandalising Buddhist statues in 2016 and secretary, Abdul Razik, was arrested on charges of inciting racism. The attacks were conducted by the little-known Islamic extremist group of Sri Lanka, National Thowheed Jamath.