Sri Lanka police chief arrested over Easter attacks failures

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Sri Lankan police Tuesday arrested their top commander and a former defence chief over their alleged failures to prevent the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people, spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.

He said Inspector-General Pujith Jayasundara and former defence secretary Hemasiri Fernando were arrested a day after the attorney general said their failure to heed security warnings amounted to a crime against humanity.

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