Police say 153 suspects are currently in custody in connection with the Easter Sunday terror attacks.

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Sri Lanka Police today said 153 suspects are currently in custody in connection with the Easter Sunday terror attacks. Speaking at a special press conference held in Colombo to brief media regarding the progress of investigations being carried out into the attacks, DIG Ajith Rohana revealed that a total of 216 suspects including 07 women were arrested following the attacks.

Out of them, 153 suspects are still in either police custody or remand custody under detention orders through provision of the Prevention of Terrorism Act .

He stated that among those suspects are 06 Sri Lankan nationals who were brought to Sri Lanka from the United Arab Emirates with the help of Inerpol and that investigations have uncovered that they had aided in carrying out the attacks.

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