A decree on Gnanasara Thera’s appeal to be announced this Friday

Wednesday, 29 August 2018 - 13:48

The Court of Appeal announced today that it will consider whether Gnanasara Thera who has been incarcerated will be allowed to file an appeal against the 6 year sentence on Friday this week.

Lawyers representing Gnanasara Thera made submissions before the chairman of the Court of Appeal, Prithi Padman Surasena and Justice Arjuna Obesekera earlier today.

Gnanasara Thera, was recently found guilty of contempt of court, and sentenced to 6 years rigorous imprisonment.

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