The arrest warrant issued on Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera, who surrendered to the Court this morning, was recalled by the Colombo Fort Magistrate.
Subsequently, Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne released the Thera on previous bail conditions.
Two cases were filed against the Thera in the Magistrate’s Court for allegedly defaming the Quran and assaulting the organizers of the Jathika Bala Sena media conference held in 2014.
The next hearing of the cases was fixed for August 02. (Yoshitha Perera)