Wellampitiya copper factory employee further remanded

An employee of a copper factory in Wellampitiya, arrested over the Easter Sunday attacks, has been further remanded till June 10.

Karupayya Rajendran Abdulla was employed at the copper factory in Wellampitiya owned by the family of the suicide bomber who carried out the attack on the Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo.

Meanwhile, eight other employees of the same factory who had earlier been arrested but were later released on bail, were ordered to appear before the Terrorism Investigations Division (TID) from tomorrow till June 1st to record statements.