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Azath Salley says he expects early release of Gnanasara Thero

22 May 2019 - 447   - 0

Western Governor Azath Salley today (May 22) said that he expects an early release of Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero.

The Governor made these comments following his meeting with the Thero at the Welikada Prison in which the latter is serving an imprisonment term.

“We have made representations to President Maithripala Sirisena for his release from the jail,” Mr. Salley was quoted as saying in a media release issued by his office.

He also pointed out that the prediction of the BBS General Secretary on extremism have now become true.

The Governor was accompanied by Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake during his visit to the Welikada Prison today.

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