Lewke was arrested this morning (29) under criminal charges, said Senior Superintendent of Police in Kandy Sudath Masinghe.
He is to be produced before the Kandy Magistrate later today.
On Sep. 20, the five-story building on the Sanghamitta Mawatha in Buwelikada, Kandy collapsed onto a nearby house killing a family of three.
However, Lewke had claimed that the building was built up to proper standards with necessary approval and several investigations were launched into the incident.
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