Three suspects allegedly radical Islamist extremists and two weapons of the two Policemen killed at a checkpoint in Vavunathiwu on November 29, 2018 were recovered by officers of the Criminal Investigations Department today.
Sources confirmed that the three suspects were arrested and the weapons were recovered.
” They were members of the radical Islamist Organisation” a high ranking source told the Daily Mirror.
Two Policemen were shot by a unknown assailants and their weapons were taken away at a routine checkpoint in Vavunathiwu on November 29, 2018.
The deceased were 28-year-old police constable Dinesh Alagaratnam and a 35-year-old Niroshan Indika, a father of one from Galle.
Sources confirmed that the three suspects arrested were a part of a a radical Islamist ideology.