The Attorney General has instructed to file a case against the Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena Galagoda Atte Gnanasara Thera under Section 291A of the Penal Code. This was stated by the officers of the Crime Prevention Division of the Sri Lanka Police before the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court yesterday (31).
Gnanasara Thera has been accused of making statements that are damaging to religious sentiments and will be charged in court in the future.
Quotations were made to the Attorney General regarding the investigation into the blasphemous statements done by the Thera about the Qur’an, the holy book of Islam. The Attorney General has instructed to file charges against Gnanasara Thera only after examining the relevant excerpts.