May 02, 2019

Assets of suicide bombers & supporters to be confiscated

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has identified assets of a large number of persons involved in bombing of Catholic religious sites, hotels and other places and measures have been taken to confiscate them.

Accordingly, the property belonging to nine suicide cadres and the suspects arrested by the CID will be confiscated.

In addition to identify the other relatives of suicide bombers, the CID is conducting two separate investigations.

Police spokesman Superintendent of Police Ruwan Gunasekara said that steps have been taken to ban all such assets under the Terrorism Prevention Act and Money Laundering Act.