Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of a hotel owner at Kesbewa in Piliyandala.
The suspects were arrested following an investigation by the Mirihana Special Crimes Unit.
The 50-year-old victim, a resident of Gurugammana Road, Kesbewa was found murdered on the bed with wounds to his head on July 7.
The wife of the deceased was also admitted to the Colombo South Teaching Hospital with injuries.
The suspects were arrested with the weapon used for the murder. Police also found 34 pounds of gold and 13 gems in the suspects' possession.
Investigations have revealed that one of the suspects was an employee at the hotel.