Watareka Vijitha Thera arrested during anti-BBS demo

A prominent monk was arrested outside the Presidential Secretariat today while he was protesting against the Government and the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS).

The Police said that the Venerable Watareka Vijitha Thera was arrested for disrupting the duties of officials outside the Presidential Secretariat.

The monk had protested by blocking the Presidential Secretariat. He accused the Government of failing to address the issues faced by the people.

The monk has also accused the Government of failing to deal with the BBS. (Colombo Gazette)