Friday, 30 October 2015 - 19:29
The naval officer arrested in connection with Karate Wasantha’s murder reveals vital information about SF Lokka
27 suspects have been arrested so far, in connection with the murder of the night club owner Karate Wasantha in Anuradhapura.
Meanwhile the police stated that vital information about the mastermind behind the murder, Eron Ranasinghe alias SF Lokka has been gathered from the naval rating who was arrested by police yesterday.
The Police arrested two more suspects in connection with the murder of Karate Wasantha this morning, and they have been identified as residents of areas surrounding Anuradhapura.
24 suspects have already been remanded in connection with the incident.
However, the mastermind behind the murder Eron Ranasinghe alias SF Lokka has not yet been arrested.
Meanwhile, the Magistrate Anuradhapura issued a restraining order to prevent Eron Ranasinghe from leaving the country.
Police Media Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekera said that investigations are continuing to arrest the main suspect and the two suspects wanted in connection with the murder.
A Karate champion Wasantha Soyza was axed to death in his night club on Muditha Mawatha in Anuradhapura last Sunday.
Three employees of the night club including its Manager were injured during the attack.
Meanwhile, the incident took a new turn after a photograph in which Eron Ranasinghe alias SF Lokka was posing with former minister Tissa Karalliyadda was posted on Eron Ranasinghe’s Facebook page.