A suspect in the murder of Amila Prasanga Hettihewa alias ‘Sunshine Sudda’ has been arrested in the Thambuththegama area.
The suspect was arrested on the grounds that he had traveled in the same van with Hevadunuwilage Lasantha alias Tinkerin Lasantha, the main suspect in the murder.
Police said he appeared to be the driver of the van.
Police also seized a three wheeler, a mobile phone and nearly one million rupees in cash from the suspect’s possession.
The suspect is a 43-year-old resident of Mattakkuliya. He is scheduled to be produced before the Welisara Magistrate today (28).