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One Suspect Arrested In Connection To LankaeNews Attack

Feb 1, 2011 8:29:23 PM - thesundayleader.lk

The Police have told the media that a suspect has been arrested over the arson attack on the LankaeNews website office.

The LankaeNews website office in Malabe was attacked on early Monday (31) morning.

Nugegoda Division SSP Deshabandu Tennakoon has said the suspect who has been arrested is a resident from Wellampitiya and a gang member engaged in criminal activities on contracts.

Following the attack, President Mahinda Rajapaksa ordered Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mahinda Balasuriya to immediately inquire into the incident and submit a report to him.

The IGP had appointed a team of police officers led by a DIG to probe the fire.