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* Extremist Sri Lankan Buddhist monk ordered to appear in police
Thu, Apr 10, 2014, 10:35 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka police have summoned the leader of an extremist Buddhist group to appear in police to record a statement on a complaint made by another Buddhist monk activist.

The police ordered the general secretary of the Buddhist extremist group Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) to appear in police to record a statement.

Accordingly, the general secretary of the BBS Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thero has been called on to Slave Island police on April 12th to question him on the incident that took place at Hotel Nippon.

The general secretary of Jathika Bala Sena Ven. Watareka Vijitha Thero has complained to the Slave Island police that he was threatened by the BBS.

BBS violently disrupted a press conference of the inter-faith movement held in Colombo yesterday against the racist organizations including the BBS.

Muslim religious representatives were also present at the press conference.

The BBS has disrupted the press conference and made Watareka Vijitha Thero to apologize but he later complained to Slave Island police that he apologized due to threats to his life.

Watareka Vijitha Thero and BBS member Kirulapone Nanda Thero have also been summoned to the police at the same time.

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