Four persons have been arrested in connection with the murder of an individual near the weekly market at Bingiriya on May 28.

Police Media Unit said the suspects were taken into custody last evening at Maravila in Bingiriya along with a firearm and five live bullets.

The suspects, aged 27, 30, 31 and 32 years, are residents of Maravila and Mugunuwatawana. They are due to be produced before the Hettipola Magistrate’s Court today. Further investigations are being conducted by the Bingiriya police.