Rishad’s brother had direct links with Easter Sunday bombers – Police Spokesman
Posted on June 19th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana

Investigations into the coordinated terror attacks on Easter Sunday have revealed that the brother of former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen, Bathiudeen Mohamed Riyaj, has had maintained direct links with the bombers, says the Police Spokesperson.

SSP Jaliya Senaratne stated this during ‘BIG FOCUS’ programme on TV Derana this morning (19), responding to a question on the progress of the probes regarding the former minister’s brother.

Bathiudeen Mohamed Riyaj is currently under the custody of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

The Police Spokesperson said the former minister’s brother had aided and abetted to transport the bombers.

Probes have further revealed that Mohamed Riyaj also rendered financial assistance to the bombers to orchestrate the attacks, SSP Senaratne added.

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