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* Main suspect of the Easter Sunday Bomb Attack on Zion Church Arrested
Sun, Mar 29, 2020, 07:49 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 29, Colombo: The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested the main suspect who led the suicide bomb attack on the Batticaloa Zion Church on Easter Sunday on 21 April 2019.

Police Media Spokesperson SP Jaliya Senaratne at a press conference held at the Government Information Department this afternoon said following investigations a 40 year old resident of Dehiwala was arrested for planning the attack.

Investigations have revealed that suspect has planned the attack and transported the suicide bomber to the Zion Church in Batticaloa.

Police Media Spokesperson said information has been received that the same suspect has also manipulated the bomber who carried out the attack on the Kochchikade church in Colombo on Easter Sunday.

 

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