Six months RI imposed on Gnanasara Thero suspended

A six months Rigorous Imprisonment (RI) imposed on the General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena, the Venerable Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero, for threatening Sandya Eknaligoda, wife of missing journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda, has been suspended for five years.

The Homagama Magistrate’s Court today suspended the sentence when an appeal on the sentence was heard.

The controversial monk is currently serving a 6 year prison term after being found guilty on Contempt of Court charges on August 8, 2018.


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