Posted on 09.06.2019 by Chandana Sirimalwatte in Local News with 0 Comments
About 300 suspects have been recently arrested in connection with the Easter Sunday attacks, Police Media Division Announced.
It revealed that 293 suspects are arrested over terror links to the Easter Sunday attacks, aiding and abetting arrested terror suspects, being active members of banned organizations and receiving training at training camps with the terror suspects. Out of the arrested suspects, 115 are still kept in remand custody after being produced before the relevant magistrate’s courts.
Meanwhile 178 more suspects are detained under detention orders, the Police Media Division announced. SP Ruwan Gunasekara, the Police Spokesman in a media conference stated that 100 bank accounts of 41 suspects who aided and abetted terror suspects have been frozen. Over Rs 134 million were found in the frozen bank accounts, he added. He further said that the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has seized Rs 20 million from the terrorist group. Additionally, assets of the terrorist group worth over Rs 20 million have also been recovered so far and further investigations are being carried out on the matter.