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Gnanasara Thera surrenders

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Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera surrendered to the Fort Magistrate’s Court a short while ago.

Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne on Thursday issued an arrest warrant on the Thera after he failed to appear in court in connection with two ongoing cases.

Two cases were filed against the Thera for allegedly defaming the Quran and assaulting the organizers of the Jathika Bala Sena media conference held in 2014.

  Comments - 28

  • ceylon Wednesday, 21 June 2017 10:42 AM

    shame.stupid.why surrender.cardboard hero.paper tiger. via DM Android App

    himal Wednesday, 21 June 2017 10:56 AM

    Now arrest him

    DillonDP Wednesday, 21 June 2017 10:57 AM

    Law is same for all, even for lord buddha or Jesus christ or any other gods people may worship.. you better abide by it

    BuffaloaCitizen Wednesday, 21 June 2017 10:57 AM

    So this "Venerable Buddhist Prelate" has the right to command his date

    max Wednesday, 21 June 2017 10:58 AM

    P.C. Ranavaka, beware!

    Herath Wednesday, 21 June 2017 10:59 AM

    Regardless of what he says and does, he remains a hero to most people

    SURRENDER Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:01 AM

    “At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.” -- ― Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    ANTON Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:10 AM


    SURRENDER ? Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:13 AM

    " I want to rethink 'surrender' as an active verb." -- Brian Eno

    vehicle Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:15 AM

    Wonder, who'es vehicle he arrived and who drove him ?

    RED CARPET Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:25 AM

    RED CARPET WELCOME AWARDED WITH TWENTY GUN SALUTE ? or a meek entry less the usual fan fare associated with his presence. ? .

    Govt Guest Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:30 AM

    Due his long absence on the public domain,(ie no exercise due to less bodily movement ) he may require medical attention specially if he has to now remain a guest of the government.

    daily boru Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:30 AM

    He has been released on bail with a travel ban to Muslim countries on war like Syria, Afghanistan etc....

    karsha Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:32 AM

    You have to give rice to humans although they want to eat GRASS

    Kiris Baba Amaray Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:41 AM

    That is the right thing to do now and he should be kept behind bars for violating the court orders.

    J Palitha Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:42 AM

    Yes his life will be safe if he is inside the cell.

    Dinosaur Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:43 AM

    just thinking what our brave highly talented professional police force was doing all these days via DM Android App

    ananda Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:44 AM

    Ultimate outcome released on bail . via DM Android App

    Themis Appuhamy Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:47 AM

    I am sure, this time the Judicial will give him the right verdict and arrest him and keep him at Welikade.

    Fedi Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:48 AM

    Next topic please..We need something to wonder , otherwise there wont be any "KIK "

    Bubble Banda Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:50 AM

    Your comment is "Zero" putha, no one will accept it.

    Hiran Dias Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:52 AM

    Come on Hearth do you know the meaning of "Hero" for the fist instance.

    NO SIR Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:54 AM

    NO - some require special privileges eg. -.even requesting their permission before arresting their breed,

    One Shot Ranjan Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:56 AM

    Then you should have named Prabaharan is also a Hero long ago, what a joke !!!

    Vijith Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:57 AM

    If that happens, Yahapalanaya will have to pack their bags.

    FAIRY TALES Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:59 AM


    Peter Silva Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:59 AM

    Never in the history of SriLankan Judiciary that criminals who disregarded the court orders being given bail.

    Desmond Jeromme Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:01 PM

    Dis-honoring the courts itself a crime and this Thero had repeatedly committed that crime, how he could be sent on bail?

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