Wednesday, 22nd September 2021

University student arrested over alleged links to April 21 bombers

Colombo, May 22 (BAN/ AD): Police have arrested Colombo university student who is said to have close relations with Inshaf Ahamed, the millionaire businessmen turned suicide bomber responsible for the attack on the Cinnamon Grand Hotel.

Police were investigating links with bomber and suspect was arrested following a lead. Investigations revealed the suspect and the suicide bomber exchanged information via phone on several occasions. The suspect is currently questioned in jail.

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