Video: 374 organizations registererd to convert Buddhists into other religions; BBS
Testifying before the Colombo High Court Judge today, Bodu Bala Sena Organization Secretary Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera said that 374 organizations have been registered with the Department of Registrar of Companies intending to convert Buddhists into other religions.
He said that such organizations are sponsored by politicians and protected by police under the directives of DIGs of the areas.
The case filed by the Attorney General under 11 charges on the attack on a Calvary at Araliya Place in Talahena on the 7th of July 2008 was taken before Colombo High Court Judge Padmini Ranawaka today.
13 suspects including Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera have been named as witnesses of the accused party.
Testifying himself before the Judge today, Gnanasara Thera said that he has no connection with the attack on the Calvary.
Another accused and incumbent monk of Talahena Bodhirukkaramaya Aththaragama Gnanawimala Thera also gave a statement.
The testifying by the accused party was concluded today and the case will be taken for hearing again on the 7th of this month.