Update: Gnanasara Thera arrested, released

21 June 2017 02:49 pm - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera was arrested by the Police Organized Crimes Prevention Division a short while ago for allegedly obstructing the duty of a police officer in Welikada.

The thera was arrested when he arrived at the division to give a statement this afternoon. He was released on bail after being produced in the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court. (Yoshitha Perera and Chaturanga Pradeep)

  Comments - 3

  • malik Thursday, 22 June 2017 12:33 PM

    A person who openly absconds arrest warrants, Is given bail. Only In Sri Lanka. Police needs to be reformed first.

    saudmohamed Thursday, 22 June 2017 08:58 AM

    Chief Magistrates comments and address to the Police should be given publicity. He questioned the Police for not objecting the bail request and he commented that this sort of preferential treatment makes judiciary a laughing stock before the public.

    CITIZEN Thursday, 22 June 2017 09:48 AM

    AN OSCAR WINNING DRAMA PRESENTED BY THE POLICE AND THE GOVERNMENT! A Box-office hit!!!


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