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The Colombo High Court today ordered the release of Ven. Uvathenne Sumana Thero, on a cash bail  of Rs. 100,000 and a split personal bail of Rs.1 million by two sureties each. The thero was indicted for possessing explosives and fires arms.

State Counsel told Judge that the Attorney General had no objection to the releases of the suspect on bail.

Ven. Sumana Thera was ordered to report to the CID once a week. (TFT)


  Comments - 14

  • Sampath Monday, 13 December 2010 06:40 AM

    Since he is a clergy, should pardon!

    Faqi Monday, 13 December 2010 06:42 AM

    Firearm with a clergy, where we are going?

    Comman Man Monday, 13 December 2010 07:00 AM

    Looking for material comfort in robes, bad example, Confused!.

    Raymond Monday, 13 December 2010 07:04 AM

    Who knows the truth...except the person himself.

    malumalumalu Monday, 13 December 2010 07:07 AM

    this is the accusation this monk gets for supporting SF.

    ind Monday, 13 December 2010 07:35 AM

    not the best way to support for anyone, with arms.

    Freelanced Monday, 13 December 2010 10:05 AM

    What a disgrace he has created to the great religion. I wonder where Mahanayake's are.

    Lionel Monday, 13 December 2010 10:38 AM

    Clergies must fight for justice, not use their position for advantages. I salute this man.

    roshan raz Monday, 13 December 2010 11:12 AM

    i suppose he was keeping fire arms to protect the temple from pilgrims

    Fayad Monday, 13 December 2010 12:20 PM

    You want to say clergies has rights to do all Criminal works?

    Sena2 Monday, 13 December 2010 04:40 PM

    Going to achieve deliverance from suffering!

    Canadian Sinhalaya Tuesday, 14 December 2010 01:04 AM

    WE HAVE SAME KIND OF PEOPLE (BUDDHIST MONKS ) IN CANADA.

    suran Tuesday, 14 December 2010 06:22 AM

    What a disgrace to religion who had planted this firearms.

    tbk Tuesday, 14 December 2010 02:29 PM

    what else they might be hiding god knows


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