The Anuradhapura Police said that four persons, including a renowned businessman had been arrested over the incident of setting fire to former minister Duminda Silva’s residence in Anuradhapura.
Three of them are residents of the Anuradhapura town while one is a resident of Mihintale.
Many incidents of houses belonging to ministers were reported following the attacks on the non-partisan protesters at Galle Face and Temple Trees last Monday. The police have commenced investigations into these incidents and these arrests were as a result of these investigations.
The suspects are scheduled to be produced in court tomorrow.