Gnanasara Thera sentenced to rigorous imprisonment

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera was sentenced to one-year rigorous imprisonment which ends in 6 months after he was found guilty of making death threats against Sandhya Eknaligoda, the wife of missing journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda.

He was also fined Rs. 3,000 by courts and was ordered to pay a Rs. 50,000 compensation to Sandhya Eknaligoda.

The verdict was issued by Homagama Magistrate Udesh Ranathunga.

Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera was convicted of charges pressed against him for allegedly threatening Sandhya Eknaligoda, the wife of missing journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda on May 24.

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