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Police say no evidence to link Rishad with terror attacks

During the Parliamentary Select Committee hearings today, quoting a letter sent by Acing IGP Senior DIG C. D. Wickramaratne, to Dhammika Dasanayake, Secretary General of Parliament, the Deputy Speaker Ananda Kumarasiri said that no evidence has been found to link Former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen to the series of bomb blasts of 2019 April 21 nor any terrorist activity, in investigations conducted so far by the Investigations Committee comprising of CID, FCID, and Colombo Fraud Investigation Bureau (CFIB), established to investigate complaints against Bathiudeen and former Governors MLAM Hisbullah and Azath Salley.

The investigations committee conducted its investigations under Acing IGP Senior DIG C. D. Wickramaratne.

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