Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary, the Venerable Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara thera surrendered to the Fort Magistrate today.
He surrendered to the Court after a warrant was issued for his arrest yesterday on the charge of contempt of court.
The Fort Magistrate withdrew the arrest warrant after Gnanasara thera surrendered to court.
The Venerable Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara thera had been summoned to court in relation to a case but he had failed to appear.
He was accused earlier of disrespecting the Quran and forcing his way into a media conference and disrupting the proceedings. (Colombo Gazette)