Another two persons have been arrested over the deaths of late Parliamentarian Amarakeerthi Athukorala and his security officer during the unrest on the 9th of May in Nittambuwa.
The Organized Crimes Division has thus far arrested 14 individuals in connection to the incident.
Police Media Spokesman said SSP Nihal Thalduwa the two suspects are drug addicts.
He said one of the suspects is a 28-year-old construction worker from Nittambuwa while the other is a 27-year-old private sector employee from Warakapola.
SSP Thalduwa said Criminal Investigation Department has uncovered that the two suspects had assaulted the MP’s driver after tying him up to a lamp post.
The Police Media Spokesman said the two suspects had also made various purchases including a mobile phone amounting to over Rs.250,000 using an ATM card belonging to the driver’s wife.
He said certain goods had been sold and the funds had been used to purchase drugs.
SSP Thalduwa said further investigations are being carried out.