Homagama protest: two monks remanded
February 1, 2016 05:36 pm
Two Buddhist monks, who were arrested for allegedly involved in the violent protest near the Homagama Magistrate’s Court, have been remanded until February 9.
The suspects were produced before the Homagama Magistrate this afternoon. Six more individuals will also be surrendered to the police tomorrow, it was reported.
A tense situation was arisen in front of the Magistrate’s Court as a group of about 200 monks and civilians had gathered there in protest over the diction to remand Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera.
Monks representing the BBS, Ravana Balaya, and Sinhala Ravaya had also blocked the road near the court to prevent the prison bus from leaving the premises.