Police spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara says, the FBI is assisting in the investigations into the Easter Sunday attacks, upon proper approval.
They are providing the technical assistance to the CID in this regard.
He further states, these investigation officers may obtain certain samples, however, it happens in line with the proper procedure.
Frist, the CID apprised the Colombo Chief Magistrate on this move, at which the FBI representatives were present. There, the FBI investigators said, they will be assisting in the inquiries, and if required are prepared to appear in Court. Thereby, it is upon a Court order that samples are being handed over to these investigation officers.
SP Gunasekara emphasized, the FBI involvement will have no hindrance to the investigations carried out by the CID.