Four arrested over Nittambuwa riots


Four more suspects have been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in connection with the murder of Polonnaruwa District MP Amarakeerthi Athukorala.

Police Media Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa said that the suspects were arrested in the Nittambuwa area.

Three of the arrestees have been remanded and one suspect is to be produced before Court.

Thalduwa revealed that 12 suspects have been arrested thus far in connection with the said incident.

The Polonnaruwa District MP was killed in Nittambuwa during the unrest that broke out on 9 May.