Gnanasara Thera sentenced to six months RI

14 June 2018 12:46 pm - 24     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera had been sentenced to one-year Rigorous Imprisonment, to be served in six months by the Homagama Magistrate today.

Ven. Gnanasara was convicted for threatening Sandhya Ekneligoda and behaving in contempt of court.

He was also fined Rs. 3,000 and to pay compensation amounting to Rs. 50,000 to Mrs Ekneligoda.


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  Comments - 24

  • Choppe Thursday, 14 June 2018 01:11 PM

    To little for this notorious thug. Will the puppet reverse the court decision?

    Real Peace Thursday, 14 June 2018 05:32 PM

    How come some VVIPs get court order not to arrest them for very, very serious crimes. An someone explain, please?

    hb Thursday, 14 June 2018 01:14 PM

    He was above law during the previous regime. With all its faults one good thing about this government is the rule of law has improved.

    Ceylon Thursday, 14 June 2018 01:15 PM

    This is not a buddhist monk.this is a violent thug.why gave so light sentence???.he is behind aluthgama terror,killed looted,burned homes and shops.kandy also he did same.keep him in jail for rest of life.

    sobers Thursday, 14 June 2018 01:36 PM

    Justice prevails.

    INCOME Thursday, 14 June 2018 01:47 PM

    "He was also fined Rs. 3,000 and to pay compensation amounting to Rs. 50,000" - pray - do Buddhist priests have this kind of money ?

    malli Thursday, 14 June 2018 01:53 PM

    Happy to see justice taking place in SL. A great victory of this govt.

    De Silva Thursday, 14 June 2018 01:56 PM

    Six months not enough

    Jayamini Perera Thursday, 14 June 2018 01:59 PM

    Justice delivered!

    WISE DONKEY Thursday, 14 June 2018 02:03 PM

    Nobody above the law. Everyone is expected to respect the law and the court of law.

    Harry Thursday, 14 June 2018 05:49 PM

    Donkey - excluding politicians and CB Looters dear!

    Arnold Thursday, 14 June 2018 02:03 PM

    But if a common law abiding tax paying Sri Lankan has a bout of cough in the courts he is given a severe punishment than this.

    piyal Thursday, 14 June 2018 03:44 PM

    I feel sad looking at the comments above.

    Justice Thursday, 14 June 2018 04:36 PM

    Why? We are all happy and celebrating with a cool mug of beer!

    Pariot Thursday, 14 June 2018 04:08 PM

    Now the Enemy, Enemy's friends, Enemy's friend's wife and fools will be very happy.

    BBS Thursday, 14 June 2018 09:08 PM

    So says a person who spells patriot as pariot.

    Damitha AUS Thursday, 14 June 2018 05:39 PM

    How he's going to survive without dinner?

    jeremy stephen Thursday, 14 June 2018 06:10 PM

    wonderful. what a decision. This must happen to all the culprits in our country. There is so much to go in... looking forward.

    Citizen Perera Thursday, 14 June 2018 09:12 PM

    In few days time news headline will be "GNASARA THERA ADMITTED TO PRISON HOSPITAL"

    DEFINITLY Friday, 15 June 2018 02:23 PM

    NO SIR - not prison hospital but to a private hospital.

    Yehiya Thursday, 14 June 2018 09:17 PM

    Politicians misuses of religions monk. Finally pointing to religions.

    samsara Friday, 15 June 2018 10:25 AM

    a poison fruit in the tree of life that was killing the rest of the branches always has to be cut.

    ishi Friday, 15 June 2018 08:23 PM

    He seems happy, keep him there permanently please...

    Mason Friday, 15 June 2018 08:33 PM

    Very Good.

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