Monks surrender to the police over unruly behavior

BBS monkA group of monks surrendered to the police today over the incident which took place outside the Homagama Magistrates’ court last week.

The police said that some monks attached to the ‘Sinhala Ravaya’ organisation surrendered to the police after being accused of being involved in the incident. They were produced in court and remanded till February 9.

Yesterday four people arrested for unruly behavior at the Homagama court were remanded till February 9.

The four were among a group pf people, including several monks, who confronted the police and jumped into the court premises when the General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) the venerable Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera was arrested and produced in court last week.

The Homagama Magistrate had ordered the police to arrest all those who behaved in an unruly manner inside the court premises and near the gate. (Colombo Gazette)

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