Two suspects who were wanted in connection with the shooting death of an individual near the Kande Vihara in Aluthgama on October 25 have been taken into custody. Police said the two suspects were arrested by a team of officers from the Crime Investigation Unit of the Kalutara Police at around 12.45pm yesterday.

Police Media Unit stated two suspects, aged 23 and 32 years, were arrested near the Bandaragama Bus Stand along with a locally manufactured revolver and two live bullets. The suspects are residents of Darga Nagar.

The arrested suspects are due to be produced before the Kalutara Magistrate today.