Another suspect has been arrested by the Negombo Crimes Investigation Division over setting a hotel in Negombo on fire during the unrest on the 9th of May.
The 36-year-old suspect is a resident of Kottaramulla.
The suspect had also stolen gold jewellery and sold it to a jewellery store.
Police seized the 335g of gold that had been melted by the jewellery shop in Kuliyapitiya.
Investigations also revealed that the suspect had exchanged USD 10,000 for rupees from a businessman in Colombo.
The suspect will be produced before the Negombo Magistrate’s Court today.
The Katana Police are conducting further investigations.