Five including lawyer arrested for forging deeds to claim property owned by Easter bomber

Five including lawyer arrested for forging deeds to claim property owned by Easter bomber

September 17, 2020   09:06 pm

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Five individuals including a lawyer have been arrested for allegedly forging deeds and claiming a property owned by one of the suicide bombers of the Easter Sunday terror attacks.

The suspects have been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and were remanded until September 28 after being produced before courts, Ada Derana reporter said.

The suspects had reportedly forged the deed of a property and house located in Kollupitiya belonging to Insaf Ahamed, the suicide bomber who blew himself up at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, and claimed ownership of the said property.

The suspects were arrested by the CID following investigations and produced before the Colombo Magistrate’s Court.

They were ordered remanded until September 28 by the Colombo Additional Magistrate Priyantha Fernando. 

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