The Cinnamon Garden Police arrested Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera this morning.
The Thera was arrested on a warrant order issued by Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya.
Later the Thera was released on bail after he was produced before the Magistrate.
He was released on a 5000 rupees cash bail and a one million rupees personal bail.
Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya issued arrest warrants on Galagoda Aththe Thera after he failed to appear before the court on May 8th in connection with a protest incident in front of the Bribery Commission.
26 persons including MPs and 9 monks were released on bail by the Colombo chief Magistrate who appeared in connection with staging this protest, disregarding a court order.