Cardinal expresses dismay over release of suspects of April 21st attacks.
Posted on October 4th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror

Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith today expressed his dissatisfaction on the release of certain suspects held over involvement in the Easter Sunday attacks.

Cardinal Ranjith told a press conference that it is sad to note the release of a suspect held in connection with the attacks. 

“It is sad and unfortunate that those who are alleged to have been involved in the attack is released and cleared” Cardinal Ranjith said. 

“There are those who were affected by the attack and others who have become physically and mentally challenged. They are waiting till justice is meted out. Therefore it is unfortunate that the investigations are not going the way it should” he added.

He said that police itself contradicting their own statement. At the press conference Cardinal Ranjith also played a video in which Police Spokesman had admitted that the Police have clear evidence against Riyaj Bathiudeen’s (brother of former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen) connection to the Easter Sunday attacks.(Yohan Perera)

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