Posts Tagged ‘Sri Lanka attacks’

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

Main suspect in Sri Lanka attacks arrested

Monday, June 17th, 2019

A 29-year-old man has been detained in connection with the April 21 attacks in Sri Lanka that left more than 250 people dead, Interpol says. The Sri Lanka national was taken into custody in the Middle East and deported to the Indian Ocean island nation on Friday, alongside four other suspects. The Easter Sunday suicide Read more