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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Choppe Thursday, 14 June 2018 13:11
To little for this notorious thug. Will the puppet reverse the court decision?
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Real Peace Thursday, 14 June 2018 17:32
How come some VVIPs get court order not to arrest them for very, very serious crimes. An someone explain, please?
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hb Thursday, 14 June 2018 13:14
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.
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Ceylon Thursday, 14 June 2018 13:15
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.
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sobers Thursday, 14 June 2018 13:36
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INCOME Thursday, 14 June 2018 13:47
"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 ?
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malli Thursday, 14 June 2018 13:53
Happy to see justice taking place in SL. A great victory of this govt.
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De Silva Thursday, 14 June 2018 13:56
Six months not enough
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Jayamini Perera Thursday, 14 June 2018 13:59
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WISE DONKEY Thursday, 14 June 2018 14:03
Nobody above the law. Everyone is expected to respect the law and the court of law.
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Harry Thursday, 14 June 2018 17:49
Donkey - excluding politicians and CB Looters dear!
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Arnold Thursday, 14 June 2018 14:03
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.
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piyal Thursday, 14 June 2018 15:44
I feel sad looking at the comments above.
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Justice Thursday, 14 June 2018 16:36
Why? We are all happy and celebrating with a cool mug of beer!
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Pariot Thursday, 14 June 2018 16:08
Now the Enemy, Enemy's friends, Enemy's friend's wife and fools will be very happy.
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Damitha AUS Thursday, 14 June 2018 17:39
How he's going to survive without dinner?
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jeremy stephen Thursday, 14 June 2018 18:10
wonderful. what a decision. This must happen to all the culprits in our country. There is so much to go in... looking forward.
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Citizen Perera Thursday, 14 June 2018 21:12
In few days time news headline will be "GNASARA THERA ADMITTED TO PRISON HOSPITAL"
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DEFINITLY Friday, 15 June 2018 14:23
NO SIR - not prison hospital but to a private hospital.
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Yehiya Thursday, 14 June 2018 21:17
Politicians misuses of religions monk. Finally pointing to religions.
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samsara Friday, 15 June 2018 10:25
a poison fruit in the tree of life that was killing the rest of the branches always has to be cut.
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ishi Friday, 15 June 2018 20:23
He seems happy, keep him there permanently please...
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Mason Friday, 15 June 2018 20:33
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