Vital info on terror attacks revealed by arrested suspects

Security authorities have extracted vital information from the terrorist suspects arrested in connection with the series bombings on Easter Sunday. A person arrested in Dambulla has been identified as the second-in-command of the terror network operated by Thowheed Jama’at. Investigations have also revealed that military training for the assailants was provided by a person called […]

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Sri Lanka bomber’s UK university chief raised terror fears about student

Sri Lanka bomber Jameel Mohamed ‘under police surveillance’ while … https://www.telegraph.co.uk › News   10 hours ago – The Easter Sunday suicide bomber who lived and studied in the UK had … Sri Lanka bomber Jameel Mohamed ‘under police surveillance’ while he plotted attack … in Tooting in south London before flying home at the end of September 2007. ….. Jill Dando: 20 Year […]

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Sri Lanka shakes up top security posts after deadly bombings

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president shook up the country’s top security establishment after officials failed to act on intelligence reports warning of possible attacks before the Easter bombings that killed over 350 people, his office said Wednesday. The capital of Colombo, meanwhile, remained rattled by reports that police were continuing to conduct controlled […]

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Two of the suicide bombers had political connections.

ECONOMYNEXT – Islamist suicide bombers who killed more than 300 people in co-ordinated attacks on churches and hotels were well-educated and well-off, State Minister for Defence Ruwan Wijewardene said. Authorities said there were nine bombers and eight of them had been identified. All were Sri Lankan. “These people were financially well-off, well-educated people,” Minister Wijewardene […]

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Easter Explosions Death Toll Rises to 321: Of More Than 500 Injured 211 Are Yet Hospitalised With 37 Getting ICU Treatment; 22 Foreigners Injured and 45 Dead But only 31 Identified: Bodies of 35 Locals and 14 Foreigners Still Unidentified.

Foreign Intelligence Service Informed Colombo that National Thawheed Jamath (NTJ) Leader Mohamed Cassim Mohamed Zahran alias Zahran and his Followers Were Planning Suicide Attacks in Sri Lanka By Ranga Jayasuriya On December 26 last year, scores of Buddhist statues in Mawanella were vandalized. A Criminal Investigation Department (CID)investigation led to the arrest of seven suspects, including […]

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By Unlawfully Holding on to the Law and Order Portfolio the President has now Become the First Person who Should take Responsibility for these Attacks that Could have been Prevented – MA Sumanthiran MP in Parliament

By Unlawfully Holding on to the Law and Order Portfolio the President has now Become the First Person who Should take Responsibility for these Attacks that Could have been Prevented – MA Sumanthiran MP in Parliament (Text of Speech Made in Parliament by Jaffna District Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian MA Sumanthiran MP on April 24th […]

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Special prayers were held at the Ealing Amman Temple on the 23rd Tuesday afternoon.

Special Prayers for Easter Sunday Victims Special prayers were held at the Ealing Amman Temple on the 23rd Tuesday afternoon.Hundreds of Hindu devotees attended the special services.MP for Southall and Ealing Mr Virendra Sharma and Local Councillors Mr Munir Ahamed, Mr Tariq Mahmood and former Mayor of Harrow council Mr Nisam Ismail attended the services […]

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Neither I nor Ministers Were Kept Informed Says Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe

Prior Information on Possible Attacks Was Available With Authorities But “Neither I nor Ministers Were Kept Informed” Says Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Statement Deflecting Blame Deftly on President Sirisena. By Meera Srinivasan The government ordered an immediate nationwide curfew “until further notice”, and a “temporary” social media ban. Prior information on possible attacks was available […]

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Sri Lanka blasts: At least 138 dead and more than 400 injured in multiple church and hotel explosions

(CNN)More than 138 people have been killed and more than 400 injured after coordinated bomb blasts hit a number of high-end hotels and churches across Sri Lanka on Sunday morning. The blasts, reported to have occurred at churches in Kochchikade, Negombo and Batticaloa, targeted worshippers as they attended Easter services. Additional blasts ripped through three […]

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UNP nominee will win next presidential election with an overwhelming majority – Mangala

The candidate nominated by the United National Party (UNP) will win the next presidential election with an overwhelming majority, Finance Minister, Mangala Samaraweera, predicted. “It is the die-hard UNP membership that will name the next presidential candidate later this year, and no one can prevent the our party from securing the largest landslide victory”, the […]

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GOTA ENDS HIS US CITIZENSHIP

Awaits Certificate of Loss of Nationality Will civil suits against him delay its release? Major political parties prepare for May Day Retired Lieutenant Colonel Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa, former Defence Secretary, handed in documents to the United States Embassy in Colombo on Wednesday to relinquish his United States citizenship. That included the surrender of his US […]

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Six Explosions were reported this morning at three Churches and three five-star Hotels in Colombo

https://uk.video.search.yahoo.com/search/video;_ylt=AwrGHTZuFrxcsZMA6E92BQx.?fr=mcafee&fr2=piv-web&p=EXPLOSION+IN+COLOMBO&vage=day#id=10&vid=9803d650bd5d2701edefbf41ed0ffc3d&action=view Multiple explosions in Colombo and other parts of Sri Lanka, reports Sri Lankan media. Sri Lanka was rocked by multiple explosions, including two churches on Easter Sunday, a police spokesman said. One of the explosions was a St Anthony’s Church in Kochchikade of the capital, Colombo. Another church in Katuwapitiya, katana was also hit. […]

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Supreme Court sends case of deported Sri Lankan accused in wife’s slaying back to Quebec appeal court

Despite no longer being in Canada, a Sri Lankan national who had his murder charge stayed because of unreasonable delays in his trial isn’t done with the Quebec justice system just yet. Canada’s highest court ruled Wednesday the murder case of Sivaloganathan Thanabalasingham should be sent back to the Quebec Court of Appeal. In 2017, […]

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SLPP’s Anuradhapura Councillor Nalin Siriwardene Was Present at Police Station Meeting as the “Vocal Leader” of Group That Attacked “Adara Sevana” Centre

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna’s Anuradhapura Councillor Nalin Siriwardene Was Present at Police Station Meeting as the “Vocal Leader” of Group That Attacked “Adara Sevana” Centre Alleges Methodist Church Head Rev. Asiri Perera. The President of the Methodist Church in Sri Lanka is accusing a Member of the Anuradhapura Municipal Council from the Sri Lanka Podujana […]

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Four Sri Lankan terror suspects arrested at Luton Airport moments after arriving on an international flight

The four men arrived on an international flight in Luton on Wednesday night Airport police detained the four men before the arrival of anti-terror officers The Sri Lankans are currently being questioned in a Bedfordshire police station   Four men have been arrested moments after they arrived in Luton Airport on board an international flight.  Airport police […]

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