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The Homagama Magistrate’s Court on February 10 re-remanded General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera, who was remanded for threatening Sandhya Ekneligoda, wife of journalist, Prageeth Ekneligoda.

Previously, the monk was released on bail on February 09 in a case involving being in contempt of Court. Pertaining to this, 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 even though the monk had been released on bail on February 09 concerning the case involving being in contempt of Court, he had been remanded on February 09 for the incident involving a threat which had been made by him to Sandhya Ekneligoda when the Prageeth Ekneligoda disappearance case had come up previously.

Homagama Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake ordered the case pertaining to the contempt of Court to next be taken up on February 23 and the case involving the threat to Sandhya Ekneligoda to be next heard on February 16.