General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Galagoda Atte Gnanasara, infamous for his racist remarks has been warned by the Colombo Fort Magistrate today against the defamatory comments he had made against lawyers.
The warning was made with regard to a Police complaint lodged by lawyer and former UNP Southern Provincial councilor Maithri Gunaratne stating he was insulted by Gnanasara. The controversial monk had called Gunarathne a ‘dog’ as he was passing by while Gunarathne was speaking to some media personnel before the Fort Magistrate Court on June 9.
Gnanasara thera appeared before the Court that day to answer allegations leveled against him on disrupting a media conference organized by the Jathika Bala Sena (JBS) and for threatening the organization’s leader Watareka Vijitha thera. Gunaratne was appearing for Wijitha thera.