Video: CID records statement of Ven. Gnanasara Thera

2 July 2014 10:19 am - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Crime Investigation Division (CID) is recording a statement from the General Secretary of Bodu Bala Sena (BBS), Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera over the incidents that occurred in Aluthgama, police said.

Police said statements would be recorded from the other speakers who addressed the meeting in Aluthgama on June 15.

The CID also recorded a statement from the Sihala Ravaya president Akmeemana Dayarathana Thero on June 30 over the Aluthgama incident.

Meanwhile, about 117 people were arrested in connection with the Aluthgama incident while 88 of them were produced in the courts and 25 were released on bail. Another 4 people were detained in police custody to be produced in the courts. {jcomments off}

Video by Sanath Desmond

Pix by Nisal Baduge

  Comments - 2

  • hafeez Friday, 04 July 2014 04:17 AM

    Only recording no actionall evidence is the in videos and dunno what these ppl right so muchI think our police and security are the largest users of pen and paper... writing so much and then all kept aside via DM Android App

    Mariks Wednesday, 02 July 2014 10:46 AM


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