Eron Ranasinghe alias SF Loku, the key suspect of the killing of Night Club Owner and Karate Champion Wasantha Soyza of Anuradhapura, was taken into custody by the police today in Chilaw, Police Media Spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekara stated.
The suspect an Army (SLA) deserter who was once attached to the Special Forces (SF) and his brother Asitha Ranasinghe had been arrested in Tangalle on Saturday (31).
Earlier Anuradhapura Chief Magistrate has ordered to prevent Eron Ranasinghe alias SF Loku, from leaving the country.
The police have hitherto arrested 28 suspects in connection with the murder of Mr. Wasantha Soyza.
Wasantha Zoysa, an ex-Karate champion who is said to be the owner of more than ten Guinness World Records, was hacked to death by a gang during a cruel attack on his night club on October 25.
Several individuals including the manager of the nightclub were injured following the attack, which also resulted in large scale damages to the property.