A Military Officer of the Sri Lanka Army has been arrested in connection with the recent grenade explosion inside a bus at Diyatalawa. Thereafter he has been remanded until the 16th of this month. Seven Army soldiers, five Air Force personnel and seven civilians sustained injuries in the explosion that was reported within a private bus that was running from Bandarawela to Diyathalawa. Following investigations carried out with respect to the incident Janaka Leslie Kumara Chandrasena, a military officer who was travelling in the bus was taken into custody while receiving treatment at the Diyathalawa Hospital. Bandarawela Magistrate W.M.N.P. Gunasekera who arrived at the Hospital ordered to remand the suspect until the 16th of this month. Accordingly the Police security given to the suspect was withdrawn and action initiated to accord prison security. He is still receiving treatment at the Diyathalawa Base Hospital.