Action filed against Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thera in Colombo High Court

Action filed against Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thera in Colombo High Court

Action filed against Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thera in Colombo High Court

Written by Staff Writer

20 Jun, 2016 | 2:50 pm

The Attorney General, on Monday, filed action against Venerable Uduwe Dhammaloka Thero at the Colombo High Court.Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thero has been charged with the possession of an elephant calf without a permit.

When handed over the charge sheet today, Uduwe Dhammaloka thero stated that he is not guilty.

High Court Judge Nissanka Bandula Karunaratne advised Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka thero to refrain from making prejudicial statements on the ongoing case, and that making such statements would not cause him any advantage.

The Colombo High Court ordered the defendant to place two Rs.10 million surety bail amounts, in addition to the three Rs.6 million surety bail amounts ordered by the Magistrate previously.

The case was postponed until July 4. Itt will be taken up for trial on August 2.

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