Gnanasara+Thera%27s+lawyers+submit+appeal
Friday, 15 June 2018 - 13:20
Gnanasara Thera's lawyers submit appeal
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The lawyers of Venerable Galagoda Atte Gnanasara Thera have filed an appeal to be forwarded to High Court requesting the Thera to be acquitted and released.
 
The General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena was sentenced yesterday (Jun 14) for threatening the wife of missing journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda, Sandhya Eknaligoda at the Homagama Court premises on 25th of January in 2016.
 
The Thera was sentenced to a one-year rigorous imprisonment, to be ended in 6 months.
 
The Homagama Magistrate also imposed a fine of Rs. 3,000 on the Thera and also ordered to pay Rs. 50,000 to the aggrieved party.

Meanwhile, the Sihala Ravaya has made a request from President Maithripala Sirisena to extend the general pardon to Galagoda Atte Gnanasara Thera.


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