Court orders to arrest Bengamuwe Nalaka thera, three others

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Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratna today directed the Fort Police to arrest Ven. Bengamuwe Nalaka Thera, Ven. Magalkande Saddhatissa and two other monks who were evading court in a case where they have been charged with damaging public property in 2017.

In a report filed in court, the Police said the suspects were -- Ven. Magalkande Sudatta thera, Ven. Madille Pannaloka thera, Ven. Ittakande Saddhatissa thera and Ven. Bengamuwe Nalaka thera.

The Police told Court that the four monks had ignored the several reminders even to the to appear in court. (T. Farook Thajudeen and Shehan Chamika Silva)

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  • Wise Donkey Friday, 31 August 2018 03:17 PM

    It is sad to note that Rev Monks are taking the place of the wrongdoers instead of guiding them to the right path as per the preaching of the enlightened..

    Patriot Friday, 31 August 2018 07:49 PM

    When I was small I saw a news that US was saying that there are millions of terrorists in Afghanistan. I expressed my shock to my father, he said those are natives of Afghanistan trying to chase out occupying US.

    sinhabahu Friday, 31 August 2018 03:20 PM

    I cannot understand whats going on with this gov't they keep on haressing Buddhist monks for petty incidents when the huge rouges escape after robbing the central Bank ?

    Roshan Friday, 31 August 2018 04:46 PM

    if it is your property they damaged?

    Rf Friday, 31 August 2018 06:21 PM

    I cannot understand what is wrong with you to think like this?

    Kingsley Wijesinhe Saturday, 01 September 2018 07:12 AM

    According to you, gnoring court summons is a petty incident?

    RASCALS Saturday, 01 September 2018 07:31 PM

    "a petty incident" - yes - after all they are the highest in god's creation as they wear yellow robes.

    stardust Friday, 31 August 2018 03:26 PM

    Arrest them. No special laws for monks. via DM Android App

    Unchikun Friday, 31 August 2018 03:56 PM

    This man called “Nalaka” in yellow fancy dress only looks after the rights of his handlers, the Rajapakses. I heard him once claim in front of the Fort Railway Station that chanting is more powerful than the atom bomb. Now he can chant is way to justice! Nice.

    jayantha Friday, 31 August 2018 04:09 PM

    This is the end of this government. Okay go ahead with hunting Buddhist monks to please Tamil Diaspora

    CITIZEN Friday, 31 August 2018 05:50 PM

    Come on Jayantha - monks or not - the law equally applies to all.- the next time your will say - "hurting the Sinhalese is to get votes of the Tamil and Muslims" - please refrain from such racist remarks.

    HUbeert Friday, 31 August 2018 05:02 PM

    Another good news hard to come by

    Hubert 2 Saturday, 01 September 2018 10:53 PM

    Hubert- Hooray

    Ce Friday, 31 August 2018 05:48 PM

    Orders,arrest,freed,again irders,arrest,freed.what a garbage to hear and see from these courts ????.why tge hell released before the trial ?????.now jail the judge.

    Gomez Friday, 31 August 2018 06:11 PM

    Well this government have guts

    Buddhi Perera Friday, 31 August 2018 08:26 PM

    If we allow these bikkhus to carry on , all criminals will start to dress in robes.

    Praddep Saturday, 01 September 2018 06:24 AM

    Are they not already in robes? More than 25 Buddhist monks in prison already. according to news report. They have become just statistics like any other criminals.

    Ceylon Saturday, 01 September 2018 12:57 AM

    Lock up all the robe wearing anty buddhist criminals,law brakers,thugs.save the buddhism.

    ASH Saturday, 01 September 2018 01:45 AM

    These so called Monks should be derobed immediately to safeguard The Buddhist beliefs and image.

    Ram Saturday, 01 September 2018 03:23 AM

    The Buddhist priests must be more disciplined that this. They made one mistake and then continue to show their arrogance. When they are arrested JO will go on a protest march.Good for yahapalanaya for giving too much freedon

    para Saturday, 01 September 2018 05:27 AM

    This monk is MRs SATAKAYA. He shouldn't wearing the Yellow robe.

    Lion Saturday, 01 September 2018 05:37 AM

    for me,they are ordinary men like the men in the street, when you look at what they do and how they behave. Only difference is they have shaved heads and attire is a yellow rob.

    BENZ Saturday, 01 September 2018 10:31 AM

    How about those who go in Benzs on the highways

    Ghost Saturday, 01 September 2018 07:03 AM

    Another Gnanasara, although puny, in the making stopped in his tracks. Good show!

    sach Saturday, 01 September 2018 08:56 PM

    There is a planned move to suppress the voices that critise this government specially Buddhist monks. Whenever the monks are arrested the UNP supporters of the minority go extreme happy. So UNP is catering to their constituency.


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