Jun 29, 2020

Chief prelate of the Galkanda Vijayadhamma Pirivena killed

The Chief Incumbent of the Galkanda Vijayadhamma Pirivena in Maha Induruwa - Ven. Yatiyana Buddananda Thera has been murdered.

The body of the monk was found in the temple premises this morning (29), police said.

Police said the monk's legs had been tied and his mouth was stuffed with rags.

The Thera was 73 years in age at the time of passing.

Police suspect that robbers who had come to rob the temple and committed the murder last night.

Kosgoda Police are conducting further investigations.