Posts Tagged ‘Rishad Bathiudeen’

Sri Lanka arrests politician over bombings

Thursday, April 29th, 2021

Sri Lankan police have arrested a prominent Muslim lawmaker and his brother over suspected connections to the Easter Sunday suicide bombings in 2019 that killed 269 people. Rishad Bathiudeen is a former Cabinet minister who currently leads an opposition party in Sri Lanka’s Parliament. He and his brother, Reyaj Bathiudeen, were arrested in the capital Read more