Basnayake Nilame of Ruhunu Kataragama temple suspended

The Basnayake Nilame of the Ruhunu Kataragama Maha Devalaya, has been suspended after several complaints were filed against him.

The Minister of Buddha Sasana, Gamini Jayawickrama Perera, said that D.P. Kumarage was suspended pending an investigation against him.

Kumarage has been suspended for three months to investigate at least 16 complaints against him. (Colombo Gazette)