The Homagama Magistrate’s Court on today granted bail to General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera, who was remanded for contempt of court.

He was released on two counts of personal bail worth Rs 100,000 each.

Chief Executive Officer of the BBS, Dr. Dilanthe Withanage confirmed that the monk had been released on bail. Homagama Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake ordered the case to next be taken up on February 23.