An unidentified group of individuals have assaulted Venerable Kolon-golle
Weerawansa Thero this morning at his temple- 'Dharma Sri Whardhanarama'
in Pamunuwa Maharagama.
The priest who had sustained injuries during the assault has been admitted to hospital.
Preliminary investigations have revealed that the group who had attempted to break the donations-box of the temple had carried out the assault on the priest.