Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera had been transferred to the Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital from the Prisons Hospital today to undergo medical tests, sources said.
He is currently serving a six-year prison sentence. The BBS’s media unit said the Thera was taken to the hospital at 11 a.m.
The Thera, who was serving a six-year prison sentence, was transferred to the Prisons Hospital on August 30 after undergoing surgery at the Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital. However, the Thera was again transferred to the SJGH on September six due to an allergic reaction.
Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera is convicted of four charges over Contempt of Court and sentenced by the Appeal Court on August 08 to 19 years of Rigorous Imprisonment, to be completed within six years. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)