SP Ruwan Gunasekera debunks rumours of the lack of security at schools

SP Ruwan Gunasekera debunks rumours of the lack of security at schools

Written by Staff Writer

30 May, 2019 | 8:37 pm

Colombo (News 1st): Police media spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekera today (May 30) said there is no truth to the rumours spreading of a lack of security at schools. The Police media spokesperson requested the general public not to be deceived by such false reports.

“We have observed that there are various rumors spreading about the security condition in schools. Maximum security is being provided by the three armed forces, police and the civil security department. Against such a backdrop we reject such rumors completely. Therefore, we request the general public not to be deceived by such false reports, and to proceed with your normal daily routine.”

He also informed the media of the progress made regarding the investigations into the 04/21 attacks. He said the Criminal Investigations Department has started to analyze the telephone numbers of the suicide bombers responsible for the 04/21 attacks and more than 1800 telephone numbers connected to them.

He went onto note that 66 suspects, including 7 suspects arrested in connection with the 04/21 attacks, are currently held by the CID, and another 21 suspects are currently held by the Terrorist Investigation Division, while further investigations are currently underway.

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