Five Police officers of the Peliyagoda Police had been arrested in connection with yesterday’s death of a suspect in Police custody, Police said.
Peliyagoda Police Special Crimes Division arrested the suspects today.
The victim, who was arrested over an alleged vehicle robbery, was reported dead on Saturday.
A Sub –Inspector and four Constables were arrested during an investigation following an autopsy.
The Peliyagoda Police Special Crimes Division is conducting investigations. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)