Most wanted man arrested in Katugastota

A man who had 48 warrants against his name was arrested by the Katugastota police, the police media unit said today.

The police said that the most wanted man had 24 warrants against his name in Anuradhapura, 19 in Galle and one each in Pugoda, Attanagala, Fort, Batticaloa and Ratnapura.

He had operated a private finance company at 16 locations around the country and duped several people.

The police said that the man is a resident of Katugastota. He is to be produced in court today.