A 24-year-old female, who alleged to have attended classes conducted by Easter Sunday suicide bomber Zahran Hashim, arrested in Mawanella by the TID (Terrorists Investigation Division) yesterday, police spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said.
He said the suspect woman is being detained for further questioning.
DIG Rohana said, her father and three brothers were arrested earlier in connection with the the suicide attack and vandalizing Buddha status in Mawanella.
The CID have launched a probe after it came to light that Zahran had promoted wahabism and extremism prior to causing the mayhem.
Accordingly, on December 7, 2020, the CID arrested six women who had attended those classes and are being detained at the moment, the spokesman said.