48 persons arrested after Katubedda blast produced in court

[TamilNet, Sunday, 08 June 2008, 14:20 GMT]
48 civilians of 56 arrested in Moratuwa, Katubedda and its suburbs during cordon and search operation following bus bomb blast that took place Friday morning were produced in Moratuwa magistrate's court on Saturday. The court ordered further detention of them. Eight were released, legal sources said.

Police spokesman Ranjit Gunasekara said in Colombo that main suspect behind the bomb blast had been identified.

Meanwhile two persons were taken into custody in connection with Polgalla bomb blast that took place Friday evening.

 

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