On August 4, the Venezuelan government said Maduro escaped unharmed after drones armed with explosives detonated close to a military event where he was addressing the soldiers in the capital city of Caracas.
The Venezuelan president claims that information obtained from six suspects points to the involvement of Julio Borges, an opposition leader living in exile in Colombia..
Interior Minister Nestor Reverol said they were arrested on Sunday after seizing several vehicles and carrying out a number of raids on hotels and apartments.
During a national television broadcast Tuesday, Maduro accused Requesens and Borges of complicity in weekend drone explosions that he contends were an attempt on his life.
Maduro had accused Opposition leaders Juan Requesens and Julio Borges of being involved in the attack.
Critics of Maduro's socialist government had said immediately after the attack that they feared the unpopular leader would use the incident as an excuse to round up opposition politicians as he seeks to dampen spreading discontent over Venezuela's devastating economic collapse.
A video widely circulated on social media shows Requesens being arrested by Venezuelan police.
Prosecutors have arrested six people who face charges of treason, attempted murder and terrorism.
The Reuters news agency cites opposition figures as saying his sister, Rafaela Requesens, a student leader, was arrested with him but later released.
During Maduro's two-hour speech, videos were displayed showing alleged suspects and images of the drones exploding.
As elected lawmakers, Borges and Requesens enjoy immunity from prosecution under Venezuelan law.
Maduro said he would provide evidence to officials in both countries and ask for their cooperation handing over suspects who helped orchestrate and finance the attack.
The president had said far-right wing factions within Venezuela working in collaboration with conspirators in Colombia's Bogota and Miami in the United States were responsible. Maduro said. "I trust in the good faith of Donald Trump".