Lawyers file appeal against ruling on Venerable Gnanasara Thero

Lawyers today filed an appeal against the ruling given yesterday on the Venerable Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thero.

The General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS), the Venerable Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thero, who was found guilty of threatening the wife of journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda, Sandya Eknaligoda, was yesterday sentenced to jail.

The Venerable Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thero was sentenced to six months in jail.

The monk was also ordered to pay Rs. 50,000 as compensation to Sandya Eknaligoda.

The sentence was issued by the Homagama Magistrate. (Colombo Gazette)

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