Another three suspects have been arrested over the murder of the late Parliamentarian Amarakeerthi Athukorala and his security guard on the 9th of May in Nittambuwa.
Police Media Spokesman SSP Nihal Thaduwa said 28 suspects have been arrested thus far over the Parliamentarian’s murder.
Meanwhile four more suspects have been arrested over assaulting Parliamentarian Kumara Welgama.
The suspects, residents of Homagama, Padukka, and Makumbura, were arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department over assaulting the MP, his security officer, and driver and torching his vehicle.
SSP Thalduwa said six suspects have accordingly been arrested over the assault incident thus far.
SSP Thalduwa said a shirt worn by MP Welgama’s security guard at the time of the assault was found in the possession of one suspect.