41 bank accounts with Rs 134 million linked to suspects of 04/21 attacks frozen

41 bank accounts with Rs 134 million linked to suspects of 04/21 attacks frozen

41 bank accounts with Rs 134 million linked to suspects of 04/21 attacks frozen

Written by Staff Writer

24 May, 2019 | 8:08 pm

Colombo (News 1st):  Police media spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekera said that 41 banks accounts belonging to the suspects detained by the Criminal Investigations Department and the Terrorist Investigations Division over the 04/21 terror attacks, with Rs. 134 million were frozen.

In addition, another Rs. 14 million was detected and seized by the Criminal Investigations Department. He went on to note that the CID is continuing its investigations over other assets valued at over Rs. 7 billion.

“A broad investigation is being conducted into the assets of the suspects who are in the custody of the Criminal Investigations Department and the Terrorist Investigation Division. Steps have been taken to suspend 41 bank accounts linked to the suspects. The Criminal Investigations Department has uncovered that these bank accounts hold a sum of Rs. 134 million. Another Rs. 14 million that was discovered is in the posession of the Criminal Investigations Department. Meanwhile investigations over assets that amount to about Rs. 7 billion is being conducted by the CID”

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