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Throwing petrol bombs at two mosques


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By K.S.Fernando  
Four suspects including a Buddhist monks who stood charged with throwing petrol bombs at the two mosques in Panadura and Eluwila in Panadura and damaging a shop at Eluwila in 2017 were discharged by Panadura Chief Magistrate Amila Ariyasena on Attorney General’s report.  

The suspects Ven. Nuwara Eliye Kavissara Thera, Prageetha Gunatilleke, Rohitha Fernando and a former PC K.M. Chandrasena had been charged by the Panadura Police for attempting to arouse communal disturbances.  

However, the Attorney General had advised the discharge of the suspects in the absence of adequate evidence to establish the charges.  

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