Case against Gnanasara Thera adjourned at the absence of AG’s instructions

Case against Gnanasara Thera adjourned at the absence of AG’s instructions

3 December 2019 06:52 am

The case filed against Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera, secretary of Bodu Bala Sena, for allegedly insulting Islam at a public gathering in Polonnaruwa area in 2017 was adjourned by the Colombo Magistrate Court yesterday (02) till March 16, 2020.

This was when the case was taken up before Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne. 

The Division to Prevent Organized Crimes stated before the Court that the finalized documents pertaining to the investigation have been sent to the Attorney General, but instructions have not been received yet.  

Therefore, the case was adjourned to be reheard on March 16, 2020, as ordered by the Colombo Chief Magistrate, adding that the AG's instructions be informed by the date.