.Colombo, Sri Lanka
The government also announced on Saturday that it would outlaw the burqa.(Photo credit: Envato)

  • Azath Salley was detained in connection with an investigation into the 2019 Easter Sunday suicide bombings
  • Salley last week angered the government by saying he would honour only Islamic sharia and not Sri Lankan laws
  • His arrest came days after Colombo used the controversial PTA