Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera

General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS), Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera filed a Fundamental Rights petition in the Supreme Court on February 25.

Chief Executive Officer of the BBS, Dr. Dilanthe Withanage said that the monk was citing injustice meted out to him by his recent arrest.

The monk will also raise problems in the entire judicial process in the said application, he noted.

The monk is presently on bail for being in contempt of court concerning an incident which occurred at the Homagama Magistrate’s Court, and also for threatening Sandhya Ekneligoda, journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda’s wife.

“We are also planning on meeting the Governor of the Central Bank, Arjuna Mahendran on February 26 to discuss issues pertaining to sharia banking,” he added.