Kekirawa cops find suspected van used by extremists | Daily News

Sainthamaruthu raid:

Kekirawa cops find suspected van used by extremists

The van seized by Police
The van seized by Police

The suspected van which transported the bombs and individuals involved in the explosions in Sainthamaruthu, Kalmunai, was seized by the Kekirawa Police who found it hidden in a house in Ihala Puliaykulama yesterday.

The owner of the van has also been taken into police custody, along with the van.

The operation was conducted by a police team led by Kekirawa Police OIC Chief Inspector Tilak B. Ganegoda and Inspector M.D. Abeyratne, under the direction of senior DIG Jagath Abeygunawardena.

Policesaid on interrogation, the van owner, Aboosally Nazar had said he transported the terrorist team to Kalmunai in his van at the request of a member of the clergy.

Police said after interrogation, the suspect and the van would he handed over to the CID for further action.


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