Banned foreign terrorist organisations funded Easter attacks: Police Spokesman
Posted on June 17th, 2020

Courtesy Ceylon Today

Investigations have confirmed that banned foreign terrorist organisations had funded the Easter Sunday bomb attacks took place on 21 April, 2019, Police Spokesperson SP Jaliya Senaratne said. 

He noted that further investigations into the attack are being conducted by the Criminal Investigation Department and the Terrorism Investigation Division.

Furthermore, he added that three T-56 firearms, two revolvers, one pistol, one Bora-12 firearm, approximately 2,000 detonators, over 600 gelignite sticks, and a large number of firearms and ammunitions have been found.

The Police Spokesperson stated that the Colombo Crimes Division apprehended 26 suspects linked with the Easter Sunday terror attacks, and that eight of them are currently being interrogated. He added that five more suspects have been remanded.

The Criminal Investigation Department is currently interrogating 37 suspects in connection with the attack, while 35 suspects have been remanded.

The Terrorism Investigation Division is currently investigating 63 suspects in connection with the Easter Sunday attacks, and 16 of them are in remand custody, he added.

One Response to “Banned foreign terrorist organisations funded Easter attacks: Police Spokesman”

  1. Gunasinghe Says:

    Arrest all MPs supporting them.

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