Commander of ‘B’ Division, Ian Amsterdam confirmed that an additional seven persons were arrested over the weekend by police and are in custody assisting with the investigations.
The Commander said the police have reason to believe that those arrested either committed the gruesome act or have knowledge about it.
News Source understand that among those arrested are security guards and owners of rice lands.
A total of 10 persons have now been arrested since the initial arrest on Friday last.
Three members of a family, including a 15-year-old boy were found dead in the backlands of the community on Friday where they had gone on a fishing trip.
The police confirmed that each of the bodies bore a single gunshot wound to the head.
There was no report of any firearm or spent shells being recovered.
The three dead persons have been identified as 37-year-old Suresh Chandradeo, his 15-year-old son Jaikarran Chandradeo and his 35-year-old brother-in-law, Naresh Rooplall.
Relatives said the three men along with another teen boy left home on to go fishing in the area.
The three were found with their fishing equipment still in their possession but with their heads blown a part. The men appear to have been executed but relatives are unsure of the motive for the crime.