By Chaturanga Samarawickrama
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has identified more than Rs.140 million cash and other assets worth over Rs.7 billion belonging to the terrorists involved in the Easter Sunday attacks, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.
“Half of the cash has been taken under CID custody and the remainder was found deposited in several bank accounts. The CID has taken measures to suspend those accounts. 73 suspects are still being questioned by the CID and the Terrorist Investigation Department (TID). There are 54 suspects including seven women under CID custody while 19 others including two women are under TID custody,” he said.
The assets of the Ester Sunday bombers have been identified and investigations are ongoing to suspend them forthwith.