A total of 17 persons have thus far been arrested in connection with the murder of the late Parliamentarian Amarakeerthi Athukorala.
A 37-year-old, resident of Nittambuwa, was arrested yesterday in connection with the incident.
The individual’s brother is also in remand custody in connection to the incident.
The suspects are due to be produced at an identification parade on May 30.
Amarakeerthi Athukorala and his security guard were killed in the unrest on the 9th of May in Nittambuwa.