Two Police Special Task Force officers, attached to the Jaffna STF camp, were arrested a short while ago in connection with the shooting incident at Ariyalai in Jaffna, the Police said.
They said the STF officers were arrested by the Crimes Investigation Division officers.
The suspects were identified as Sub Inspector Mallawaarachchige Pradeep Nishantha and Constable Ratnayake Mudiyanselage Indika Pushpa Kumara.
The suspects would be produced before the Jaffna Magistrate for identification parade today.
The suspects were allegedly involved in the shooting incident at Ariyalai after they arrived on a motorcycle and killing a 24-year-old man on October 22.
After the shooting, the suspects had fled the scene.
Jaffna Police conducted investigations and the case was later handed over to the CID by the DIG Pujith Jayasundara for further investigations on October 28. (Chaturanga Padeep)