Nearly 300 arrested over Easter Sunday attacks

A total of 293 suspects across the country have been arrested over the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks thus far, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said today (05).

Addressing a press conference held in Colombo, Gunasekara said that terrorists who were involved in the Easter Sunday attacks and those who supported them, members of the proscribed organizations and the suspects who received training from the terrorists are among those who were arrested.

Gunasekara further said that out of those who were arrested, 115 suspects have been remanded and 178 are being questioned on detention orders.

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