Close aide of Sri Lanka bombers arrested with several passports

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Mohammed Rizwan was arrested from the Mabole area in Wattala by the police on Wednesday.

The attacks were claimed by the Islamic State. (Photo: File)

Colombo: A close aide of Sri Lanka suicide bomber has been arrested with several passports, reported IANS.

Mohammed Rizwan was arrested from the Mabole area in Wattala by the police on Wednesday.

Earlier this week, rioters torched Muslim-owned shops, homes and vandalised mosques in several towns in the aftermath of the Sri Lanka bombing in which over 250 people were killed. The attacks were claimed by the Islamic State.

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