Friday, 18 April 2014 - 19:37
Another complaint from Watareka Wijitha Thero; Bodhu Bala Sena denies allegation
Jathika Bala Sena General Secretary Watareka Vijitha Thera says that a certain group of the Bodu Bala Sena Organization had threatened a resident monk of his temple in Mahiyanganaya.
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The group had arrived at the temple in Rotawewa, Maha Oya this morning in seven vehicles.
Watareka Vijitha Thera told our news team that he made a complaint to the Police with regard to the incident after he received the details from the resident monk via phone.
Our news team contacted Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Galagoda-aththe Gnanasara Thera to comment on the incident, and in response he stated that the individual who threatened Watareka Vijitha Thero was not a member of Bodu Bala Sena.
Bodu Bala Sena representatives recently stormed a media conference organized by the Jathika Bala Sena Organization alleging that Watareka Vijitha Thera of the Jathika Bala Sena had made a statement against Buddhism.
Later a tense situation erupted during the media conference and Gnanasara Thera later made a statement to the Slave Island police regarding the incident.
Watareka Vijitha Thera also apologized if his statement had harmed Buddhism.