Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Suicide bomber Saharan's wife gives secret statement in court
Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 08:25 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 15, Colombo: Abdul Cader Fatima Hadiya, wife of Mohammed Saharan, the leader of the National Thowheed Jammath organization and the suicide bomber who attacked the Shangri-La hotel in Colombo on Easter Sunday, made a secret statement today before the Colombo Fort Magistrate.

She made this statement when the post mortem examination of the two suicide bombers at the Shangri-La Hotel Mohammed Saharan and Mohammed Ibrahim Ilham Ahmed was held before the Colombo Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake today (August 15).

Fatima Hadiya has made the confession for over an hour in the official room of Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake.

Saharan's wife and her 4-year-old daughter Mohammed Zahran Rukia, were taken to court amid tight security.

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) also produced Yusuf Mohammed Ibrahim, the father of the other suicide bomber Mohammed Ibrahim Ilham and his brothers Mohammed Ibrahim Iflal Ahmed and Mohammed Ibrahim Ismail Ahmed before the Magistrate today to provide evidence at the post mortem examination.

The case will be taken up again on the 19th.


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Investigation into dumping 890 metric tons of potatoes during the 52-day unconstitutional government
-- [2 minutes ago]
Massive development of the Northern Province in the last three years
-- [53 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka to rehabilitate mangrove lands used for aquaculture and salterns
-- [1 hour and 21 minutes ago]
CID seeks public support to apprehend a suspect
Construction of Sri Lanka Korea National Vocational Training Institute completed
PM says young people should be given priority to change the political system
Will not allow the country's economy to collapse, PM vows
Mahindra & Mahindra inaugurates first automotive assembly plant in Sri Lanka
Eight suspects arrested over the Madampitiya double murder
Enterprise 'Sonduru Piyasa' loan scheme grants over Rs. 5 billion to beneficiaries

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.