Sep 06, 2018

Seriously ill Gnanasara Theraadmitted to J’Pura

The Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena Organisation (BBS) Galagodaththe Gnanasara Thera was admitted to the Sri Jayawardenapura hospital around 10.50 am today (06).

According to the hospital Director Dr. Susitha Senaratne, Gnanasara Thera has been re-admitted to hospital due to his ill health.

He was discharged from hospital on August 30 and was taken to the prison hospital by the prison officers.

Gnanasara Thera was sentenced to 19 years imprisonment on August 08 which could be served in six years for the charge of insulting the judiciary.

The AG filed charges against Gnanasara Thera based on a complaint made to the Appeals Court by former Homagama Magistrate and current Colombo Chief Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake.

Gnanasara Thera had undergone surgery when he was admitted to the Jayawardenapura hospital.