Sinhala woman arrested over Borelesgammuwa attack

[TamilNet, Monday, 13 October 2008, 16:35 GMT]
A Sinhalese woman was arrested by the police Sunday in connection with suicide bomb attack on the convoy of Minister Maithiripala Sirisena, General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), main constituent of the ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA), Thursday afternoon at Borelesgammuwa. She is being held in detention and is being interrogated by the Terrorist Intelligence Division, media sources said.



Police said the sim card of the cell phone recovered from the site of the attack at Borelesgammuwa soon after the blast is in the name of the arrested woman.

She is a resident of Mihintale in Anuradhapura district.

 

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