The Colombo High Court today granted to proceed with the case filed against Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena, Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera and 13 others who were charged under 11 counts for attacking Calvary Church in Araliya Place, Talahena.
An attack on Calvary Church with an intention to do harm and robbing a golden chain and a mobile phone were among the charges that were read to the defendants.
The trial began today before High Court Judge Shiran Gunarathna after the defendants announced that they were innocent.
After today’s hearing, Bodu Bala Sena Secretary Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera had this to say.
The next hearing of the case was fixed to July 11th.