Sri Lanka police

Five suspects linked to Easter bombing mastermind arrested

The five suspects were arrested from the north central region of Horowpothana on the day when eight Tamil National Alliance members voted against the Emergency declared in the country.

published on : 24th May 2019

Post-Easter blasts, Sri Lankan woman gifts five pet dogs to army for explosive-detection training

The dogs will be trained in in the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Squadron of the Sri Lanka Engineers within a few weeks before they are tasked with specific roles.

published on : 29th April 2019

Sri Lanka police chief resigns over Easter bombings

Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara resigned over failures that led to the deadly Easter bomb attacks.

published on : 26th April 2019

Sri Lanka police carry out controlled explosion on motorcycle near Colombo cinema hall

The area near the Savoy Cinema at Wellawatta, South Colombo was cleared and the controlled explosion was carried out by the bomb disposal squad to check the motorcycle which had no owner.

published on : 24th April 2019

Death toll climbs to 359 in Sri Lanka bombings: Police

The police have arrested over 10 people from the Muslim minority concentrated areas of Aluthgama and Beruwela in south of Colombo.

published on : 24th April 2019

Sri Lanka bombings: Death toll reaches 310 including 10 Indians as 40 suspects arrested

The arrested suspects include the driver of a van allegedly used by the suicide bombers and the owner of a house where some of them lived.

published on : 23rd April 2019