Court of Appeal rejects Ven. Gnanasara's request

Friday, 31 August 2018 - 17:57

The Court of Appeal today rejected a plea by the General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera to file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the 6-year rigorous imprisonment given to him by the CoA.
This decision was revealed after the request was considered by a bench headed by the President of the CoA. Preethi Pathman Surasena.
The Thera was convicted of contempt of court.
The Thera who was recovering from a minor surgery at the Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital was transferred to Prison Hospital yesterday.

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