Wanted criminal Ravindu Warnaranga alias ‘Booru Moona’, has been arrested in Avissawella today (17).
According to reports he had been arrested while inside a car near the Avissawella Courts complex.
‘Booru Moona’ was wanted by authorities for a series of murders and other crimes and had been evading capture after escaping from police custody.
‘Booru Moona’ had attempted to fly to Dubai under a false name from the Katunayake Airport on February 24th, but was arrested by Immigration Officers at the BIA, who then handed him over to the Airport Police.
Thereafter, he had escaped police custody and two monks along with another man were arrested by the Katunayake Police for facilitating the escape of the suspect.
Moreover, a husband and wife duo who were arrested for providing accommodation to the fugitive ‘Booru Moona’, were also remanded.