Jun 22, 2017

Gnanasara Thera retracts petition

The General Secretary of the BBS Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera had today (22), retracted the Fundamental Rights petition filed by him to the Supreme Court seeking the prevention of his arrest.

Gnanasara Thera's Attorneys had requested the petition to be retracted when the case was being taken up by the three judge bench headed by Attorney General Priyasath Depp.

Accordingly the three member bench had assessed the reasons presented and given their permission.

Gnanasara Thera had filed the petition on June 13, requesting the Police Organized Crimes Division to not arrest him until the investigations were over and AG advice was received.