Jun 06, 2017

DIG transferred for not arresting Gnanasara Thera? Featured

Senior DIG in charge of northwestern and north central provinces Y.R.W. Wijegunawardena has been given a sudden transfer due to his failure to arrest Bodu Bala Sena general secretary Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera, it is being talked about in the police.

An attempt was made to arrest the Thera in front of a filling station near a mosque at Porayala on Kurunegala-Dambulla road.

He had been on his way to Colombo after delivering a sermon at Sulugal Vihara at Ibbagamuwa in Kurunegala.

Thereafter, the DIG has been transferred to police auxiliary services.