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Close associate of Zahran handed over to TID

Shahul Hameed Hizbullah, a close associate of Easter attack mastermind Zahran Hasheem, who was arrested on 15 June was handed over to the Terrorist Investigations Department (TID) yesterday (9 July).

UNP on the offensive against President?

The Easter Sunday fallout took a new turn today as the United National Party (UNP) appeared to cautiously test the waters on a possible electoral offensive on President Maithripala Sirisena by hinting that his actions might have led to a likely prevention of the attack.\\

TID now under CID

The Terrorism Investigation Department (TID), hitherto reporting directly to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), has been brought under the purview of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), police said.

Over 100 Easter bombing suspects arrested so far – Police

Forty-four suspects who were arrested over the terror attacks on 21 April have been handed over to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for further questioning.