A suspect has been arrested over brutally assaulting and killing the driver of Minister of Energy Gamini Lokuge in Mawiththara, Kesbewa.
Police Media Spokesperson SSP Nihal Thalduwa said the suspect was arrested by the Mount Lavinia Crimes Investigation Division.
SSP Thalduwa said the suspect is currently being treated at the Kalubowila Teaching Hospital.
Police said the details regarding the incident will be presented in Court.
Police said the 41-year-old individual was beaten to death with clubs and sharp objects by a group of individuals last evening over a personal dispute that stemmed from the victim driving in a reckless manner.
The suspects have fled the area while investigations are underway to arrest the group.