Sri Lanka police chief, ex-defence secretary arrested over bombings

FILE PHOTO: A soldier stands guard outside the Grand Mosque, days after a string of suicide bomb attacks on churches and luxury hotels across the island on Easter Sunday, in Negombo, Sri Lanka April 26, 2019, - RC1799121910/File Photo

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan police on Tuesday arrested their own chief and the former defence secretary for failing to prevent attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed more than 250 people in April, a police spokesman said. The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara and former secretary to […]

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