An individual, who rented his house to the main suspect in the incident where member of the Kotikawatta Mulleriyawa Pradeshiya Sabha Sumudu Rukshan was shot and killed on the 2nd of August, has been arrested.
The individual has been arrested while travelling in a three-wheeler in Himbutana by officers of the Crime Division Western Province-South Range in Nugegoda.
Police said officers also found nearly 7 grams of heroin in suspect’s possession.
The arrested suspect is a 23-year-old resident of Mulleriyawa.
He is scheduled to be produced before the Hultsdorf Magistrate’s Court today.
The Crime Division Western Province-South Range is conducting further investigation.