Total of 85 arrested over Easter attacks

2019-05-15 at 18:46

A total of 85 persons arrested over the Easter Sunday attacks are currently being held by law enforcement agencies.

Speaking during a media briefing held at the Defece Ministry premises, Police Media Spokesman Superintendent of Police Ruwan Gunasekara said 65 suspects are being held by the Criminal Investigations Department while another 20 suspects are being held by the Terrorist Investigations Division.

The Police Media Spokesman noted 10 females including the wife of mastermind of Easter Sunday Bomings Zahran Hashim, is amongst those held by law enforcement agencies.

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