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Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 32-year-old resident of Hikkaduwa at Meetiyagoda on November 20, last year.

Police Media Unit said the three suspects were taken into custody yesterday near Rangalla Bridge while they were traveling on a motorbike. The motorbike and the T56 weapon believed to have been used to commit the crime was also taken into custody along with a magazine containing 13 rounds of T56 ammunition.

The suspects are due to be produced before the Balapitiya Magistrate’s Court today. Meetiyagoda Police are conducting further investigations.