Police state that they have received information to the effect that the suicide jacket found in Chavakachcheriya is five years old.
A police spokesman said that the Terrorism Investigation Division is continuing to look into the matter.
He also said the suspect who has been arrested in connection with the incident is still being interrogated .
Police discovered a suicide jacket, four claymore mines, three parcels of TNT explosives, hundred 9 millimeter live bullets and two packs of batteries from an abandoned house at Maravanpulam in Chavakachcheriya on last Wednesday.
Meanwhile Prime Minster Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed his views during a ceremony held at the Finance Ministry yesterday.