Gnanasara’s appeal hearing postponed as AG officials absent

Gnanasara TheroThe hearing into the appeal against the judgement delivered on the General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena, the Venerable Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero, was postponed today as official from the Attorney General’s Department were not present.

The hearing into the appeal was to be conducted by the Homagama Magistrates’ Court today but it was postponed to June 22.

The Venerable Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thero, who was found guilty of threatening the wife of journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda, Sandya Eknaligoda, was sentenced to six months in jail recently.

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

Lawyers later filed an appeal against the ruling. (Colombo Gazette)

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