VEN. GNANASARA THERA SEN­TENCED TO SIX MONTHS RI

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - BUSINESS NEWS - BY CHATURANGA SAMARAWICKRAMA

Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Gen­eral Sec­re­tary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera was yes­ter­day sen­tenced to one-year Rig­or­ous Im­pris­on­ment to be ended in six months by Ho­magama Mag­is­trate Udesh Ranatunga for threat­en­ing Sandya Ekneligoda, wife of miss­ing jour­nal­ist Prageeth Ekneligoda. Or­dered him to pay Rs.50,000 as com­pen­sa­tion to Mrs Ekneligoda

The Mag­is­trate also im­posed a fine of Rs.3000 on Ven. Gnanasara Thera and or­dered him to pay Rs.50,000 as com­pen­sa­tion to Mrs Ekneligoda. Ven. Gnanasara Thera was found guilty of threat­en­ing Mrs Ek­naligoda in­side the Ho­magama Mag­is­trate’s Court premises on Jan­uary 25, 2016. PIX BY PRADEEP

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