Saturday, 18th September 2021

Easter Sunday attacks: 2299 suspects arrested

Colombo, June 4 (BAN/ AD): SP Ruwan Gunasekara at a media briefing has provided details of operatons by security forces post Easter Sunday attacks.

SP Ruwan Gunasekara noted confirmed that a total of 2299 suspects were detained under suspicion of connections to 04/21 attacks and in connection to the subsequent unrest in North Western province.

SP Ruwan Gunasekara added that 423 out of 2299 were produced before courts and detained while 211 are currently under the police.

SP Ruwan Gunasekara further went on to note that 1655 suspects were granted bail after they were produced before the court.

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