Police have arrested a person in connection with the murder of a woman at a hotel down Galle Road in Colpetty.
The police media unit stated that a Tamil man living down 5th Lane in Colpetty was arrested in connection with this murder this morning.
The deceased has been identified as 48 year old Tamil woman named Sudharshani Shakila.
She had been living in the UK and had recently arrived in Sri Lanka and married a businessman from Colombo.
The police also stated that she was living in the hotel with her husband when she was murdered.
The individual who was arrested is said to be her husband and is being questioned extensively.