Thursday, 23rd September 2021

Easter attack: Two suspects associated with Zahran arrested

Colombo, Jun 15 (BAN/CD): In a joint operation conducted by the Police Terrorist Investigation Division(TID) and the army, two suspected to have maintained close connections with Mohammed Zahran have been arrested in Hingula, Kandy.

The duo have been identified as a driver and a computer technician. They received training in Kattankudi, Madampe and Nuwara Eliya according to preliminary investigations. The investigation also revealed that they maintained close connections with Zahran.

Upon further investigation, it was found that the duo took an oath before Zahran to carry out suicide attacks. They are currently detained by the TID for interrogations.

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