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Gnansara Thera released

23 May 2019 06:03 pm - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera was released from the Welikada Prison, Commissioner General of Prisons, J. W. Tennakoon said.

Earlier today, President Maithripala Sirisena ordered the Commissioner General of Prisons to release Gnanasara Thera who was sentenced to 19 years imprisonment to be served in six years for contempt of court.

Although a number of media personnel, monks, his supporters and the Thera’s mother were waiting at the main gate of the prison, the Thera had used a separate gate to leave the premises.

 Ven. Jamburewela Chandrarathana Thera, representing the BBS who was present at the premises said that Gnanasara Thera left for the Temple of Ittapana Dhammalankara Maha Nayake Maha Thera and used another entrance to leave the prison after considering the current security concerns. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)


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  Comments - 9

  • Patriot Thursday, 23 May 2019 06:36 PM

    Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera, please contest for the next Presidential election. You have the spine to stand as a President.

    Dinna Thursday, 23 May 2019 07:56 PM

    And we have enough stupid people to vote him in to lead the country back into the dark ages

    DillonDP Thursday, 23 May 2019 08:25 PM

    Ha ha ha really

    Lasantha Wickramatunge Thursday, 23 May 2019 08:53 PM

    Not sure about the spine , but no brain ;})

    Banana Republic Thursday, 23 May 2019 07:49 PM

    The country Srilanka has gone to the dogs... no law and order, all family and friends property.

    TJ Thursday, 23 May 2019 07:55 PM

    Here comes the General who is going to annihilate the ISIS with his tongue

    Kalu Thursday, 23 May 2019 08:34 PM

    Lion is back like a fire from the back gates of the prisons.

    Ice Thursday, 23 May 2019 08:46 PM

    Cheers for that!

    ra Thursday, 23 May 2019 08:59 PM

    this proves how Buddhism influence the justice system in Sri Lanka.

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