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Watareka Vijitha Thero remanded-Video
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Secretary of Jathika Bala Sena and Mahiyangana Pradeshiya Sabha member Watareka Vijitha Thera was remanded till July 2 for making a false complaint to police.

Panadura Magistrate Ruchira Weliwatta who remanded Watareka Vijitha Thera ordered police to provide the Thera with medical treatment if necessary while keeping him in Prison hospital.

Police took Vijitha Thera into custody today while he was walking out of the Colombo National Hospital after receiving treatment.

The Thera was found near Hirana Bridge at Bandaragama on the 19th of this month and later admitted to Panadura hospital from where he was transferred to Colombo National Hospital.

Police media spokesman stated recently that the judiciary medical officer’s reports revealed Vijitha Thera has inflicted injuries upon himself; therefore he will be taken into custody for lodging a false complaint.

Meanwhile Mahiyangana Sama Sri Sangha Council decided to Bhikku order on Waterier Vijitha Thera suspending him to participate in any religious event.

The decisions taken by the Mahiyangana Sama Sri Sangha Council on Watareke Vijitha Thera have been sent to the President with the signatures of 50 Bhikkus on the 16th of August last year.

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