TNA Parliamentarian Shanti Sriskandarajah Files Petition at Appeal Court Seeking Ruling Against Bodu Bala Sena’s Gnanasara Thero on Contempt of Court Charges for Directly Violating Mullaitheevu Magistrate Court Order

By Anurangi Singh

Fresh contempt of court papers have been filed against controversial Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Galagodaththe Gnanasara Thera, over his actions in violation of an order by the Mullaitivu Magistrate’s Court, involving a contentious burial on Hindu temple grounds.

The controversial monk is facing contempt of court charges again, only four months after being freed from prison on a presidential pardon, following a conviction for contempt of court that was upheld by the Supreme Court. The monk was serving a prison sentence of six years on the former charge.

The petition was filed by TNA MP Shanthi Sriskandaraja, in the Court of Appeal and will be taken up for support tomorrow.

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