18 more suspects arrested in connection with bombings

18 more suspects arrested in connection with bombings

April 24, 2019   07:48 am

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Eighteen persons have been taken into custody on suspicion from Aluthgama, Beruwala, Katana and Warakapola areas during a special operation carried out last night, in connection with the Easter Sunday bombings.

Two suspects have been arrested along with a suspected van bearing the number plate SG PH 3779 by the Warakapola Police, stated Police Media Spokesperson.

A search of a house in Warakapola area had led to the discovery of 4 walkie-talkies and a motorcycle. A suspect was also arrested at the scene.

The van bearing the number plate SG PH 3779 was also seized at the same house, last night (23).

Another person linked to the same case has also been arrested at Hemmathagama area, according to the Police.

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