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One more suspect arrested in chief jailor's murder

Police has arrested one more suspect in connection with the murder of the Welikada Prison training school's chief jailor.

Chief jailor Ruwan Jayaratne was shot dead near the Kuleegoda junction in Ambalangoda by an unidentified gunman on August 3.  A T-56 assault rifle is believed to have been used in the killing.

The suspect was arrested in the Hikkaduwa area around 1:20 pm yesterday.

The 25-year-old suspect, a resident of Pannila, is due to be produced before the Balapitiya magistrates court today.

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