The Sergeant attached to the Thirukkovil Police Station who opened fire and murdered four other Police officers, has been remanded until the 6th of January.
The order was issued by the Akkaraipattu Magistrate.
A Sergeant, two Constables and a Police Constable driver died in the shooting reported yesterday.
Four more persons including the Officer-In-Charge are receiving treatment at the Kalmunai, Akkaraipattu and Thirukkovil hospitals.
Police said the suspect surrendered to the Ethimale Police, with two T-56 firearms and 19 rounds of ammunition and was subsequently arrested.
A special investigation has also been launched into the incident, based on directives issued by the Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police of the Eastern Province.
Police Media Spokesman Senior Superintendent of Police Nihal Thalduwa said the investigation will be headed by an Assistant Superintendent of the Police of the Ampara division and Officer-in-Charge.
Three Police officers were initially reported to have died when a Sergeant grabbed the official firearm of the officer on duty at the main entrance of the Police Station, and opened fire last night.
Police said the OIC had arrived at the scene in a jeep, and was admitted to hospital after sustaining injuries in the shooting.
Accordingly five persons including the OIC were admitted to hospital.
Another officer succumbed to injuries today, increasing the death toll to four.