Suspect arrested in Dharga Town over Easter attacks handed over to TID

Suspect arrested in Dharga Town over Easter attacks handed over to TID

22 May 2019 10:32 am

The suspect who was arrested in Dharga Town over allegations of having close connections to the terrorists responsible for the Easter Sunday attacks has been handed over to the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID), reports say. 

The suspect was arrested in Dharga Town by the Aluthgama Police on last April 27.

Police said interrogations into this suspect have revealed that he has had close connections to one of the suicide bombers in the Easter Sunday attacks. 

Following interrogations, the suspect was handed over to the TID for further investigations, Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara said. 

MIAP