The university student, arrested over the murder of the female found at the Race Course Grounds yesterday, has been remanded.
He was remanded till the 30th of January after being produced before Colombo Chief Magistrate Prasanna Alwis this afternoon (18).
Police arrested the youth in Wellampitiya yesterday and handed him over to the Cinnamon Gardens Police.
Police said the female was found with her throat slit.
The victim identified as a 24-year-old, resident of Homagama, is a third-year student of the Science Faculty at the University of Colombo.
The Cinnamon Gardens Police is conducting further investigations.