BBS members responsible for Kurunegala mosque attack : 2 arrested ,four more hiding

(Lanka-e-News - 16.June.2017, 10.10PM)   When the police apprehended two suspects following the attack launched on a mosque by hurling petrol bombs , it was discovered they have been  active members of the Bodhu Bala Sena (BBS) organization for some time . 

The police releasing a communiqué revealed as follows: 

A team of investigating officers of the Kurunegala police after a prolonged  investigation into the petrol bomb attack on the Mallawapitiya mosque within  Kurunegala police division on  21 st May at dawn , has arrested two individuals  and are being interrogated.

It has come to light these two suspects are  BBS organization activists for some time . The police are taking action  to arrest four more suspects . It is learnt these suspects have fled the area and are now in hiding.

When a group of officers of the organized crimes division was about to arrest Galagoda Athe Gnanassara  at Koskele, Kurunegala on 21 st May  ,and following what happened at that moment , the petrol bombs had been hurled at the  Mallawapitiya Mosque.
( In the photo is the mosque that was attacked with petrol bombs)

by     (2017-06-16 16:46:12)

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