Friday, 08 May 2015 - 14:25
Arrest warrant issued on Galagoda Aththe Thera of Bodu Bala Sena Organization
The Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya issued an arrest warrant today on General Secretary of Bodu Bala Sena Organization Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera.
The arrest warrant was issued on the Thera as he failed to appear before the Court in connection with his participation in a protest held in front of the Bribery Commission, disregarding a court order.
It is reported that Gnansara Thera is currently engaged in a foreign tour.
26 persons including several parliamentarians were granted bail today when they appeared before the Colombo Chief Magistrate for engaging in a protest disregarding a court order in front of the Bribery Commission.
The protest had been organized on the day, former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa was summoned to the Bribery Commission to make a statement.
10 MPs including Bandula Gunawardana, Dallas Alahapperuma and S.M. Chandrasena and Western Provincial Council Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga and PC member Udaya Gammanpila are among the persons who received bail today.